Tag: production

Salaam Remi reflects on collaborating with Amy Winehouse

During Remy Martin’s “The Producers’ Series” Semi-Final in New York City, superproducer Salaam Remi talked about how he met the late Amy Winehouse and how working with great artists makes for great producers

Warren G and Dr. Dre to work together on ‘Straight Outta Compton’ soundtrack?

Rapper/producer Warren G, like any fan of West Coast hip-hop, is excited about Straight Outta Compton, the N.W.A. biopic currently being directed by F. Gary Gray. Of course, Warren is the younger brother of N.W.A. alumnus Dr. Dre, and Warren recently spoke to XXL about the film’s soundtrack and shared that he hopes to work on the music with his older brother.

Silver Spoon Brun explains how family ties helped his songwriting

Silver Spoon Brun had all of the resources at his fingertips to become involved in the music business. His uncle, Grammy winning producer/engineer Corey Rooney, was crafting hits for superstar artists, and the young boy from Queens began to pay more attention to what his uncle and his famous friends were up to. “I’d been watching my uncle doing music around great artist like Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige. I just fell in love with that at a young age.”