"I've been doing two things my whole life; I've been cuttin' hair, and I've been playing the organ at church," Zaytoven says in the latest installment of Blueprint Minute, which interviews artists about their rise to success in the music industry. "Those two things are what I looked at as my life: this is how I'm gonna make my money, this is how I'm gonna make my living... It helped me to be stable in what I do."

Zaytoven, one of the premier producers in Atlanta, has been on his grind for years, helping to shape the distinct, signature sound of the South which has taken over mainstream hip-hop. Check out his thoughts on grinding through the slow times in his career and relying on stability as the foundation of his career above.