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Yakub On Producing Ghostface Killah “Together Baby”

November 12, 2010

Last of the Record Buyers talks with 20 year old producer Yakub about his first placement, a Ghostface Killah song entitled “Together Baby”. Yakub briefly talks about his current setup Reason + Audacity and his growth from FL Studio.

Visit Yakub on Bandcamp and look out for his work on Ghostface Killah’s album Apollo Kids.

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Vitamin T. November 12, 2010 at 3:15 pm

The beat was tight. How does one get a placement like that? By talking to Ghost’s manager/A&R? do you hit him up directly? do you send your demo to his record label? how do i get placements like that?

G Mo November 12, 2010 at 4:29 pm

its crazy cause i was apart of how this joint got placed. its just know people pretty much and gettign your beats to the right people

Yakub November 12, 2010 at 6:16 pm

good lookn on that.. Thats Right On G Mo! Im SURE you’ll be placin ALOT of joints in the future too! lets get it

Sinosure November 13, 2010 at 3:16 pm

Joint was tight bruh! Hope you gain more exposure with lots more placements! That’s big! Congrats to you! Keep us posted!

Max G November 14, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Hey Yakub, i cannot stop listening to this beat!!!!!! I have a question though, were the horns sampled from a record or are they from some vst?

ibn yasir November 12, 2010 at 6:48 pm

congrats Yakub, well deserveded. great beat.

bengermanbeats November 12, 2010 at 6:58 pm

GREAT WORK. This is mad inspiring – get it!!!!!

Dj Bars November 13, 2010 at 12:42 am

yah its ur Yakub just shine like the stars. one luv brother…

Mach3Beatz November 13, 2010 at 7:07 am

Hey! It’s the young Joell Ortiz…
You got skills kid. Love that beat you did for Ghostf.

Schpilkas November 13, 2010 at 2:42 pm

The kid is happy!! Dope!


ULTIMATE HATER November 14, 2010 at 11:04 am

Fuck that the beat was hott but some people just get lucky. i know alot of people with hot joints that are never gonna get nowhere . like me

ACTION MAN! November 16, 2010 at 1:36 am

Are you trying?

webbbbeee November 14, 2010 at 12:40 pm

u got lucky…….that beat is ameture……and u went after the same part evry 1 else took….smh… call me a hater.. i dont care…but man…yall aint have to put this video up..lmao

bengermanbeats November 14, 2010 at 1:16 pm

webbeee you are a hater. If this was you you would be happy as fuck man.
why you gotta shit on someone’s parade. do you.

Medium Zach November 14, 2010 at 10:17 pm

I made the video to give Yakub some shine because when the track came out last week, there wasn’t a credit to any producer.

Bengerman November 14, 2010 at 5:38 pm

Yo Yakub – I love the ziptape man. I really like the mixing and was wondering if you might be able to help me with something…the whole tape has this really cool compressed sound – I’m trying to figureout how to put that on my mixes – so far no luck – could you share what kind of compressor was used or how I can put a similar kind of compressed quality on my shit? Thanks man

alkota November 15, 2010 at 2:36 pm

Big ups to Yakub. Good shit.

O-D November 16, 2010 at 12:40 am

Congrats Yakub! Getting to work with a legend at your age is a real blessing mane!

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