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


Kane Beatz

Gov’t Name: Daniel Johnson
Age: 24
Reppin’: Orlando, Florida
Notable Credits: Lil Wayne feat. Gucci Mane, “Steady Mobbin,” 2009; Young Money, “Bedrock,” 2009; Trey Songz feat. Nicki Minaj, “Bottoms Up,” 2010; Lil Wayne feat. Drake, “Right Above It,” 2010; Lupe Fiasco, “The Show Goes On,” 2010
*Listen to some of Kane Beatz’s production below.

Lil Wayne feat. Gucci Mane “Steady Mobbin”

Lil Wayne feat. Drake “Right Above It”

Lupe Fiasco “The Show Goes On”

  • 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.