Nottz Previews 5 New Beats On Instagram [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • September 29, 2014 • No Comments

One advantage to not sleeping at nights is you catch things like this. VA producer Nottz, the newest member of The Soul Council, posted previews

Mos Def Meets The Jetsons On “Mathematics” Remix
JLBarrow • March 03, 2011 • No Comments

A while back I Crazy thing

J. Cole: “I Made A Beat Called ‘Aaliyah’ When She Died”
JLBarrow • January 16, 2011 • 1 Comment

Today would have been her 32nd birthday.

Producers, Songwriters Join New One-Stop Service For Buying Production
JLBarrow • December 06, 2010 • No Comments

A variety of independent producers and songwriters are taking part Producers like Stat Quo, !LLMIND, Domingo Padilla, Soul Diggaz and others are part of's new Digital Producer

Bloggin 4 Beatz: Here Comes The Lord Vader
JLBarrow • November 29, 2010 • No Comments

The first time I played Star Wars The Force Unleashed I thought, "damn that Emporer's theme would be a dope beat." However, the first time I tried to work with

NODFACTOR And VIBE Present: Kanye West’s 50 Greatest Beats!
JLBarrow • November 15, 2010 • No Comments

I've never been the  biggest fan of Kanye's singing and I think he  is a pretty good MC, but when it comes to beats he is clearly one of the

REWIND: JLBeezy’s Beat Tape (Nothing To Lose)
jlb_admin • July 16, 2010 • No Comments

(ED NOTE: I'm on vacay in Cancun with the fam so no new beats this week, but there will be more soon, promise!) Inspiration comes in various forms. Sometimes it's a

Bloggin 4 Beatz: Happy Birthday Pacman
jlb_admin • May 21, 2010 • 1 Comment

Man, I had no idea today was the 30th anniversary of Pacman. Had I known I 'd have put this beat up first, but here it is from my "Second

Marley Marl’s Son Remakes “Set It Off” Beat
JLBarrow • June 21, 2009 • 1 Comment

I have to say how much I love the fact that hip-hop has grown to this point.  A few weeks ago I posted a video here of found @

Bloggin 4 Beats: Roll Over Beethoven
JLBarrow • December 22, 2008 • No Comments