Where does the strange synth noise on Rocko’s “UOENO” come from? What about the drums on J. Cole’s “Power Trip?” Or the chanting on Travi$ $cott’s “Uptown?” Producing a dope hip hop beat sounds like a simple task, but it isn't. How do the producers behind the boards figure how just how to get that right sound for that beat you can't get out of your head? Here’s your chance to find out. We dug up 10 videos with the producers behind some of today’s biggest songs breaking down their creative processes. We can’t promise that watching will give you the skills to produce your own hit record, but who knows? Listen hard enough and you might just pick up a trick or two. Watch and learn...

Written by Henry Green (@jvathlete) & Sydney Yeo (@yeobites)

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