Bandplay interview on the Producergrind Podcast. On this episode, Bandplay talks about producing for 15 years and all of the ups and downs he faced on his journey. We talk bout the struggles of a producer and how to overcome those struggles especially when it comes to getting credit for placements. BandPlay shares stories of producing for Nipsey Hussle and French Montana and not getting credit but eventually working things out. Bandplay talks about working to put on for Nashville’s urban music scene and the current state of the Nashville. This podcast is full of relatable stories that producers of all levels can relate to, whether your just starting off and working to get your first placement or have been in the game for a while and have experienced the same struggles.
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0:17 Producing 20 out of 22 songs on Dum and Dummer
3:13 Urban Music Scene in Nashville needs help
5:34 Not getting distracted by life
7:24 Linking up and working with Young Buck
8:16 Operating off of handshakes at the beginning of your career
9:12 How to protect yourself on the business side as a producer
12:38 How were you making money before getting placements?
14:22 Story of getting placements with Nipsey Hussle and French Montana but not getting credit for it
18:03 How did you link with Dolph?
18:59 How do you promote yourself after being on a project?
20:41 Why weren’t you credited on the album?
24:13 Producers need to boss up and promote themselves
25:53 How did you producer “1 H*** Of A Life”?
27:15 Whats the Nashville sound?
28:12 Having Country Placements
– Working with Country Session Players
30:41 Division in the Nashville music scene
33:09 BandPlay gets fired from his regular job
35:12 Industry producers vs Online producers
36:21 Is Country rap a legit wave?
43:56 Street Orchestra Production Team
WE BROUGHT BACK OVERRATED UNDERRATED!!
– Producers investing in jewelry
47:04 – Beat Battles
47:57 – No FX on the master channel
51:47 Collabing with other Producers
53:43 BIRD SCOOTERS?????
55:14 Management Convo
56:05 Advice fro anyone who wants to do music