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Episode Info: This episode is with superstar Grammy-winning producer and "Godfather of Trap," Zaytoven. He is one of the most influential producers in hip-hop right now. He's a Grammy winner and has worked with artists like Future, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Usher, T.I., Pusha T, and 21 Savage, to name a few.There are a lot of interviews with Zaytoven out there. He's an interesting guy with a cool workflow. I didn't want him to tell the same stories and answers he's told before. So we dug into what you're most interested. We talk about his processes, manager, music community, and much more. If you're a hip-hop producer this is a must-listen episode. Zaytoven dropped endless gems throughout this episode, giving advice to emerging up-and-coming producers on how they can develop their sound. He shares the stories of how he did it and how you can do it as well.---Quick links: 4:46 - About Zaytoven and how he got started making beats8:16 - Was Zaytoven selling his beats to artists early on?10:28 - How Zaytoven got acclimated to the music community in Atlanta, Georgia11:49 - Zaytoven's advice to young producers to know when they're ready to start sharing their music13:17 - How producers can find their own sound17:00 - How Zaytoven's workflow has shifted since he initially started18:30 - Does Zaytoven create beats himself or does he collaborate? 20:13 - What Zaytoven does with his finished beats21:00 - The pressure Zaytoven feels to innovate his iconic sound23:33 - Producers who are 'chasing' a sound that's already established and not creating their own sound26:17 - Releasing music under his own name and the strategies in releasing so much music30:18 - Is Zaytoven on TikTok?31:40 - How Atlanta, Georgia has evolved over the years and why it's Zaytoven's favorite place to live35:50 - How Zaytoven manages all of his projects and keeps everything organized39:00 - Zaytoven's music release strategy and his involvement in Familiar Territory Records48:22 - What it means to Zaytoven to make it in the new music business---Connect with Ari Herstand:Website: https://www.aristake.comInstagram (personal): https://www.instagram.com/ariherstand/Instagram (Ari's Take): https://www.instagram.com/aristake_/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aristake/Twitter (personal): https://twitter.com/ariherstandTwitter (Ari's Take): https://twitter.com/ArisTakeYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aristake1Connect with Zaytoven: Website: https://www.zaytovenbeatz.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zaytovenbeatz/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/digitaldopeTwitter: https://twitter.com/zaytovenbeatzYouTube: See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information....
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