Here’s a collection of beat making videos for you to watch and learn/get inspiration from. Constantly being updated so check back often.
Just Blaze – Everybody’s favourite Just Blaze. And by everybody’s favourite, I mean one of mine. This is him on Smack. Update: Click here for two bonus videos of Just Blaze.
Scott Storch – Scott Storch in a little mini-interview. Shows him play Candy Shop and dabble in the keys a bit more.
Heatmakerz – Heatmakerz segment on Smack. Heatmakerz do beats for Dipset, so you know they’re hot.
Mannie Fresh – Mannie Fresh making a beat as part of the Smack series.
Dj Premier – This is hip hop legend Dj Premier in an interview for the Scratch documentary. Talks about the process, and what it is to be Dj Premier. Good interview.
Sam Addams – Video made by Sam Addams for Spityogame.com consisting of him making a very hot beat. Composed for you sample-haters.
Ski Beatz - Legendary Ski Beatz chopping up a beat on Roland’s MV-8000.
Ski Beatz – The Making of Dead Presidents – Ski shows how he did Jay-Z’s classic Dead Presidents.
Dj Shadow, Cut Chemist, Dj Numark – Ski From Dj Shadow’s On Tune and In Time DVD, a live performance called Pushing Buttons. All three of them work together sampling with MPCs to create some good music.
Dialek - Dialek of Purest Form rocking an mpc, keyboard, and all that good shit you love. Makes a pretty good beat. Check out purestform.com.
Urban Tactics – Up-and-coming amateur Urban Tactics shows how to cook up that heat. Two videos.
Equalibrum - Underground amateur producer Equalibrum making a live beat using the MPD24 and FL Studio.
Jim Bond – Three part series showing how he made Jim Jones’ “Bright Lights Big City”. Lots of detail and useful information.
Vinroc “The Art Of Beatmaking” - short film ; interesting watch.