“Beat Knockin’,” XXL‘s Article on the Top 5 Producers to Watch in 2011 [April 2011 Magazine Excerpt]

THIS TEXT ORIGINALLY APPEARS IN THE STORY “BEAT KNOCKIN’” FROM APRIL 2011 ISSUE OF XXL. ON SALE NOW

Alex Da Kid

Gov’t Name: Alexander Grant
Age: 27
Reppin’: London
Notable Credits: Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie, 2010; B.o.B’s “Airplanes,” 2010, Dr. Dre’s “I Need a Doctor,” 2011
*Listen to some of Alex Da Kid’s production below.

Eminem feat. Rihanna “Love the Way You Lie”

B.o.B feat. Hayley Williams of Paramore “Airplanes”

Dr. Dre feat. Eminem and Skylar Grey “I Need a Doctor”

  • jfl4891

    Kane & Sledgren I agree with, but the first 2 dudes are wack.

  • lilrizq

    Araab Muzik and Sledgren I agree with, big label heads payed XXL to feature the other 3 wack niggas.

  • Marc

    where the fuck is Lex Luger ?!!!!!

    • hanna

      busy recycling BMF probably

    • Lasco

      Seriously where the FUCK IS THAT ***** Lex Luger

  • Du-Che

    Lex Luger is right where he should be , off the list .

  • http://www.ricandthadeusmusic.com ShamIAm

    The list is ok…Arab is dope, but shouldnt be on the list, Luger has already made it so, no need, I think Kane has made it to…so he shouldnt be on the list, I think folks should watch out for Sonny Digital and Johnny Juliano

    • DavySupafly

      word dawg I was just sayin’ that, Johnny Juliano makes some dope beats, the ones he made for wiz are fuckin bangin.

  • ROBD916

    wheres big germ at, way better than the first 2

  • MagnumBeatz

    Yo, from jfl4891 to ROBD916. If all yall don’t know how hard ya gotta grind then cut the shit out your ass…opp I mean your dookey stick mouth.