Helluva “Off The Porch” Interview
Last week we caught up with Detroit producer Helluva for an exclusive “Off The Porch” interview! During our sit down he talked about coming from the Westside of Detroit, the city changing, starting off rapping, being heavily influenced by the Bay Area, starting off making beats on hardware, transitioning to software about 6 years ago, describes his sound as “Basement Music”, people crediting him for creating the “Detroit sound”, Tee Grizzley’s “First Day Out” opening doors for Detroit rappers, creating the beat for “First Day Out” after hearing Tee Grizzley rap the song for him, his son doing his producer tag, Detroit rappers blowing up, producers making Helluva type beats, working with Yo Gotti, plans to transition into an A&R role, keeping his ear to the streets & upcoming artists, not getting involved with rappers’ beefs, explains what its like working in the studio w/ Sada Baby, reveals how he got placement with Megan Thee Stallion, preferring to be in the studio with an artist rather than emailing beats, sampling, working w/ other producers, fatherhood, and much more!
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“Off The Porch” is Dirty Glove Bastard’s exclusive interview series where artists, producers, DJs & industry insiders are given a platform to tell their unfiltered story. Dirty Glove Bastard was created in 2007 to shine more light on the buzzing, regional music scenes in the South & Midwest.
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