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Sean Garrett Shares Advice From Michael Jackson; Lessons Learned From Usher's "Yeah"

Exclusive: In addition to his work with Usher and Beyonce, Sean "The Pen" Garrett breaks down how Michael Jackson inspired him as both a songwriter and a producer.

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Producer's Corner: Just Blaze Explains Reconnecting With Freeway, Recalls First Sessions With Eminem

Exclusive: Just Blaze reveals which piece of equipment has impacted him the most. He also notes what common element encouraged him to work with Freeway, Saigon and Jay Electronica early in their careers.

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Producer's Corner: DJ Spinz Says Strip Clubs Were Responsible For Success Of "Cashin' Out" By Ca$h Out

Exclusive: The man who produced for 2 Chainz, Waka Flocka Flame and a recent hit for Ca$h Out says that strip clubs and their deejays made it go global. He also cites David Guetta as a key inspiration.

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Alchemist Talks "Russian Roulette" Experimentation, Says Beats Aren't Good Enough For Featured Emcees

Exclusive: Alchemist says that verses from Action Bronson, Roc Marciano and Evidence outshined his beats on his new album, and explains his desire to do more work with Nas.

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Producer's Corner: Amadeus Breaks Down Duties As Trey Songz' Musical Director, Role In Diddy's Hitmen

Exclusive: The veteran producer explains balancing time between touring and the studio, and his recent credits with Chris Brown, T.I. and Young Jeezy.

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Producer's Corner: Steve Sola Explains Working With Mobb Deep For 15 Years, The Label Not Feeling "Quiet Storm"

Exclusive: Italian-born "Mix King" Steve Sola reveals becoming a Hip Hop engineer in the golden-era and working with Havoc and Prodigy to make "Murda Muzik" sound better than "Hell On Earth."

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Producer's Corner: Kane Beatz

The Grammy-nominated man who produced Lupe Fiasco's "The Show Must Go On" and Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" tells DX how he used an Internet hustle to become a YMCMB affiliate with a stream of hits.

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Producer's Corner: E. Dan & Big Jerm (I.D. Labs)

The longtime production team for Wiz Khalifa and now Mac Miller speak about having a studio in the right place at the right time, and how hardworking artists who connect with fans make the difference.

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Producer's Corner: Mr. Porter

The Bad Meets Evil executive producer explains how he nearly brought about his own demises, and cautions fans to be thankful for what they wish for, as well as artists to stop over-saturating.

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Producer's Corner: Focus...

The longtime hit-maker with Dr. Dre explains why he left Aftermath, working on Busta Rhymes' upcoming album, and why the music industry is filled with cliques, yes-men, and not enough musical substance.

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Producer's Corner: Dame Grease

The man who gave DMX and The L.O.X. a signature sound speaks about mentoring Max B and French Montana, transitioning to rapping, and some interesting words for Diddy's Hitmen.

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Producer's Corner: Red Spyda

From hits with Eminem, Royce Da 5'9", 50 Cent and Sheek Louch, the Miami native talks about paying dues, never dealing with A&Rs, and why video game money may be a misnomer.

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Producer's Corner: Buckwild & Celph Titled

D.I.T.C. and Army of the Pharoahs cross paths, as Buckwild to pulls out beats for Celph, from the O.C. & Big L era, as the two make a futuristic throwback.

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Producer's Corner: Georgia Anne Muldrow

The producer for Mos Def, Erykah Badu and husband Declaime speaks about the spirituality and humanity of her studio sessions, and honoring our ancestors.

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Sandman Launches Philadelphia Coalition Performances

The Cannons Inc. founder puts on a Wednesday night showcase for his city brethren, including Reed Dollaz, Supa Fly Boys & more.

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Producer's Corner: Ty Fyffe

A student of both Teddy Riley & Erick Sermon, the Queens producer traces his hits from "Rumpshaker" to taking Cam'ron platinum, to being longtime hood homies with G-Unit.

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R&B/Soul Icon Teddy Pendergrass Dies

The star of Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes and writer of "If You Don't Know Me By Now," and others died in Philadelphia, leaves Rap legacy.

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Lloyd Banks Reportedly Arrested In Ontario, Canada

UPDATE: The G-Unit underboss is expected to be released from custody today and returning to the States.

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Bishop Lamont A Free Agent, Leaves Aftermath Records

After almost five years under mentor Dr. Dre, the Bishop says he can't wait any longer, tells The All Out Show, he's out, amicably.

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Producer's Corner: No I.D.

'09's DX "Producer Of The Year" says "D.O.A." was his best work since "I Used To Love H.E.R.," and why Kanye influenced him to move to Hawaii.

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Zaytoven, DJ MLK React To Shawty Redd Murder Involvement

The Atlanta music community reacts to the News Year Day incident with Young Jeezy's longtime in-house producer.

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