T.I. performs as Mannie Fresh, KLC and DJ Toomp battle at BMI’s Beat Summit


Several of the top producers in hip-hop faced off at BMI’s Beat Summit. Held at Terminal West in Atlanta, accomplished producers Mannie Fresh, DJ Toomp and KLC showcased their unreleased production and several of their classic beats that became hit songs.

After the friendly competition, DJ Toomp was honored for his work by BMI’s Catherine Brewton and B. Wright. T.I., Big K.R.I.T., Kilo Ali, Pastor Troy, Young Joc, Bobby V and several other artists were in attendance.

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A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on TrapHistory.Com, Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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