The Toronto-born producer credits the isolation of his city for his ability to prepare for proverbial war without being in the spotlight. Produced by Native Instruments, the mini documentary explains how Shebib creates his lo-fi sound that backs Drake, often referred to as “underwater” beats.
Shebib’s words of wisdom are poignant for aspiring producers who aren’t afraid of trying something new. He recalls the old guard telling him not to carve out parts of beats for the artists to showcase their abilities. Of course, it’s become many Drake fans’ favorite aspect, as all of his lyrics can clearly be understood.
“Simplicity with authenticity at the same time is so difficult. But simple usually translates to real,” says Shebib on his music-making process.
Watch “40” geek out in his state of the art studio above.
Every Time Drake "Draked" In 2015
1. That Time Drake Slid In Lebanese Porn Star Mia Khalifa's DMs...So she claims.Source:Twitter 1 of 9
2. When We Thought Only Beyonce Could Drop A Surprise Project & Cause Chaos...Drake Dropped "IYRTITL."Source:Warner Music/ OVO Sound/ YMCMB 2 of 9
3. When Drake Somehow Convinced Madonna To Make Out With Him At Coachella.Source:Getty 3 of 9
4. Drake Collaborates With Beyonce...Again.Source:Getty 4 of 9
5. That Time Drake Showed Up To Watch Serena Win At Wimbledon, And Then....Source:Splash News 5 of 9
6. That Time Drake Hopped On Fetty Wap's "My Way" & Made It A Smash Hit.Source:300 6 of 9
7. Does This Even Need An Explanation?Source:apple music download 7 of 9
8. That Time Meek Mill Got Bodied By A "Singing N*gga."Source:Getty 8 of 9
9. Nope...No explanation needed.Source:apple music download 9 of 9
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