As with many things in life, generally all consumers care about is the final product. But upon witnessing exactly what goes into making a given item, we of course develop a deeper appreciation.
This can of course be said of music and the composition behind a given track. Here, we in turn get a look at how 24-year-old hip-hop artist Russ made the beat for his hit single “What They Want.”
Upon releasing via SoundCloud back in 2015, “What They Want” went on to grace radio waves all across the globe, ultimately peaking at number 83 on the US Billboard Hot 100. But for a taste of what went into the making of Russ’ infectious number, see the coinciding clip.
Here’s how I made the beat for What They Want pic.twitter.com/vWEFNMEisf
— Russ (@russdiemon) July 15, 2017
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