J. Period Remixes the Mixtape Game: Lands Track in Street Kings Movie Trailer
JLBarrow • April 07, 2008 • No Comments

New York, NY – April 2008 – After landing an original track in TV spots for Universal Pictures’ American Gangster last year, J.Period has once again broken new ground, becoming

Alchemist, Rick Rock, DJ Khalil and others give away $100K beats
JLBarrow • April 03, 2008 • 1 Comment

Sway and King Tech, iconic hosts of the World famous Wake Up Show are looking for the next Eminem and they got some unprecedented help. Using their new online

Guilty Simpson on Dilla: “I didn’t want to two-track beats and record ‘em with him not being here.”
JLBarrow • April 02, 2008 • 1 Comment

Detroit MC Guilty Simpson built his career making guest appearances on tracks produced by the late J-Dilla. But when it was time to release his critically acclaimed debut, Ode

Grandmaster Flash reveals “Quick Mix Theory” in new book
JLBarrow • March 30, 2008 • 2 Comments

On the heels of his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, legendary DJ Grandmaster Flash is preparing to publish his memoir, The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash:My Life,

Gamble and Huff to Hip-Hop Producers: “Keep Sampling…”
JLBarrow • March 26, 2008 • 1 Comment

Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame producers Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff recently gave the verbal thumbs up to producers such as Kanye West and the late Disco D

Soul Diggaz Bang Out on MTV: Produce first single for “Making The Band 4” soloist
JLBarrow • March 23, 2008 • No Comments

New Jersey based production team The Soul Diggaz have produced the first single, "Take You There," for Making The Band 4's Donnie Klang. The song will be featured on

Can You Dig it!! DJ Parler releases SAMPLOLOGY Mixtape Series
JLBarrow • March 20, 2008 • 1 Comment

Class Act: G-UNIT Producer Illmind teaches beats at Harlem Children’s Zone
JLBarrow • March 18, 2008 • 4 Comments

What do you do after you’ve made beats for Little Brother and 50 Cent? Teach someone else how to do it. Two days a week Jersey producer Illmind packs a classroom

Dynamite Soul! Brian Michael Cox Wants to Blow You Up
JLBarrow • March 17, 2008 • No Comments

Grammy Winner Seeks Undiscovered Talent On-Line to Receive Written Song and Studio Time The web is taking center stage as the place to launch into musical stardom, and 3-time

Off The Books:Producer Wendell Hanes makes “30 Grand in 30 Seconds”
JLBarrow • March 17, 2008 • No Comments

Record industry in a slump? There is more than one way to skin a beat. At least that is what award winning producer and composer Wendell Hanes says in his