Mike WiLL Made It is the most in-demand young producer in hip-hop, and it happened seemingly overnight. At just 23, he's already scored No. 1 hits for 2 Chainz and Drake, Future, and Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music crew—and he's just getting started. His production on eventual chart hits like Rihanna's "Pour It Up" and Lil Wayne's "Good Kush & Alcohol" signal a longtail career arc for the Atlanta native, but no matter what work lies on the horizon, he'll always have the hits he started with.
We got on the phone with Mike WiLL to talk about just that: the 10 Beats That Changed His Life. Whether it was getting a call from Gucci Mane to being in the studio with Juicy J, he broke down each moment with behind-the-scenes stories for each. Read on for a closer understanding of Mike WiLL's already massive career, and previously unknown details on the biggest beats he's produced this far.