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How Producers Get Paid: Front End or Back End? (Selling Beats Online 2018)

Should producers focus on the "front end" or "back end" payment when selling beats to rappers? DJ Pain 1, CashMoneyAP, Kato on the Track and Beatstar's CEO Abe Batshon talk how producers make money and how to market your beats online. If you're interested in how to make money selling beats, watch this video. 
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Why Aren't My Beats Selling?! w/ CashMoneyAP & Kato on the Track (Selling Beats Online 2018)

Why aren't my beats selling? A lot of producers ask that question. CashMoneyAp, Kato on the Track and DJ Pain 1 address that question in this SXSW 2018 panel discussion moderated by Beatstars CEO Abe Batshon.
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The Best Free Sample Packs 2018 - The Vault 2

I wanted to share my two favorite free loop and sample kits of 2018-- one even includes a free drum kit.  Both are created by Dar'rell Banks and available for free download below.

Download The Vault (Sample/Drum Kit):
Download Chord Loops (Samples): 
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Free Sample Packs - Unfinished Friday Sample Kits

Platinum Producer DJ Pain 1 has released two huge sample kits for producers-- The Unfinished Friday Sample Kits Volumes 1 and 2.

Volume 1 contains over 150 soulful samples that you can drop into your DAW, and it's a free download.

Volume 2 contains over 70 original creations by DJ Pain 1-- samples you can use in beats you sell, get placements with, and use for other commercial and non-commercial purposes.  It costs under 6 dollars.

Download the kits here:
Download Volume 2                       Download Volume 1

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Tekashi69 Kooda Producer Speaks

Producer of Tekashi69's hit single Kooda, Koncept-P, talks selling the Kooda beat for $700, going gold, and tracking Tekashi down in Houston for a session in this exclusive DJ Pain 1/BeatStars interview. Watch now for producer knowledge.

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