Music producer Boi-1da who has worked with Drake, Eminem, and more shares his 5 do’s and don’ts of being a music producer. You may also want to check out 9th Wonder’s 10 Track Commandments and Just Blaze’s 5 Track Commandments for Music Producers.
5 Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Music Producer
- Don’t follow trends. Create your own sound to stand out. Be original.
- Don’t give the same beat to 2 music artist. Do this to avoid problems.
- Don’t forget the name of samples you use. You don’t want to get sued.
- Don’t sample. That is if you would like to avoid paying royalties.
- Don’t hold off on your beats. Try to work with all artist, because you don’t know where it will take you.