Rappers and producers often get the praise they deserve, but executive producers —the person who oversees the development of the album— are sorely undervalued.
50 Cent‘s portfolio has been deeper than rap for a long time now. Curtis Jackson’s latest venture in the television world is a drama called Power, which has just been picked up by the Starz network.
This is kind of different. As you should already know, NBA 2K13 will be executive produced by Jay-Z. Part of the rapper/mogul’s job description was clearly getting a say in what makes it onto the latest edition of the basketball video game franchise’s soundtrack. You can get an early listen to the collection, which clearly has […]
Whoever said pushing pu**y won’t get you far in life hasn’t heard of Iggy Azalea. The Aussi rapper—whose viral single “Pu**y” and subsequent 2011 mixtape Ignorant Art recently landed her a deal with Interscope—has announced that T.I. will executive produce her debut, The New Classic, due out this summer. MTV News caught up with Iggy […]
“…you sold more records than any other artist in this decade based on that album and now I have to ask you am I the executive producer of your next album? That seems disrespectful to me.” Whether a person wants to blame pride or ego, producer Jermaine Dupri seems to have some sort of gripe […]