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


Gov’t Name: Tyler Williams
Age: 22
Reppin’: Toronto
Notable Credits: Ludacris, “How Low,” 2009; Nicki Minaj, “Moment 4 Life,” 2010; T.I. feat. Drake, “Poppin’ Bottles,” 2010; Ciara, “Turn It Up,” 2010
*Listen to some of T-Minus’ production below.

Nicki Minaj feat. Drake “Moment 4 Life”

T.I. feat. Drake “Poppin’ Bottles”

Ludacris “How Low”

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  • 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.