The recording studio has long been referred to as “the lab” in record producer slang.
Its a term that Hip-Hop producers invented, along with generations of hits by the biggest stars in the game, including Eminem, 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G., Lil Wayne, Drake, Beyoncé, The Fugees, The Beastie Boys, Kanye West, and many more.
Production secrets are revealed in over 20 hours and chapters in a brand new audiobook from Blackstone Audio called “Doctors Of Rhythm: Hip Hop’s Greatest Producers Speak,” narrated by author Jake Brown.
Brown interviews legendary producers throughout the book’s 20 chapters.
Tracing the roots of every one of hip-hop’s dominant sub-genres back through the roots of the producers who quite literally invented them, the “Doctors of Rhythm” interviewed here in first person throughout the book.
The in-depth audiobook include the architects of every sub-genre of rap across every Coast, from East Coast pioneers like Wyclef Jean, Eric B, Pete Rock, Easy Mo Bee, and Teddy Riley, to West Coast originators Afrika Islam, Sir Mix-a-lot, Johnny J, and Mario C.
“Doctors Of Rhythm” offers up exclusive, front-row studio stories behind the creation of timeless rap classics from the 1980s through present day.
The producers share creation stories of legendary songs like Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing,” Doug E. Fresh’s “The Show,” Young M.C.’s “Bust a Move,” Eric B & Rakim’s “Don’t Sweat the Technique,” Ice T’s “6 N the Mornin’,” Sir Mix-A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back,” The Fugees’ “Killing Me Softly,” Tupac’s “How Do You Want It,” the Notorious B.I.G.’s “Big Poppa,” Eminem’s “Not Afraid,” Drake’s “Forever,” Lil Wayne’s “A Mili,” Kanye West’s “Stronger” and more.