DJ Pain 1 is a native of Wisconsin who aspires to grow the hip-hop, specifically the production culture through educating and giving back with sound kits. He is known for his versatility with his beats as he has crafted bangers for Young Jeezy, Public Enemy, Smoke Dza, Ludacris, Slaughterhouse, 50 Cent, Jahiem and many more.
Young Tech is an artist/producer representing New Orleans, Lousiana. You may have heard some of production with artists such as Ace Hood, Big Krit, Murs, French Montana and many more. Young Tech is set to release his new EP ‘Change’ in the fall with the hit single ‘Nostalgia’, which just hit 1 million streams and is available on SoundCloud, iTunes, Tidal and Spotify.
This week on Beats Grind & Life we got another Ratchet Gxd with us. Last but not least, Cain The Producer joins us to talk about his musical journey. He is 1/3 of the team Ratchet Gxds. A 2015 iStandard Beat Showcase Winner. Cain has worked with artists like Roscoe P. Coldchain, Warchild and Jimmy Wallstreet. Just recently the Ratchet Gxds handled most of the production and were Executive Producers of the highly anticipated Kaydence album 'Pen Piper'. Listen to this interview to hear Cain talk about how the Ratchet Gxds were formed, how he worked two jobs a day and still managed to make beats and how the Kaydence album came about. Dope interview with lots of value. Check it out.
JFK is a music producer, sound designer, keyboard player, iStandard Showcase winner and 1/3 of the production team Ratchet Gxds. His production can be heard all over the new Kaydence album “Pen Piper”. He has collaborated with multiplatinum producers the Olympicks, Hitboy, 1500 or Nothin, DJ Wes and many more.
Tarik Azzouz is French producer signed to former Beats Grind & Life guest Streetrunner’s imprint “Run The Streets”. After working closely with Streetrunner, Tarik has landed placements with Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, The Game, John Legend, Royce Da 59 and DJ Khaled. He is also blazing a trail of his own by signing a deal with Universal Music in France.