Why Your Demo Tape Does Not Matter

By Mike Trauma D on Mar 02, 2015 in Articles - Comments Off

It’s 2015 and I’m still getting emails and tweets from people asking me to check out their demo. It’s pretty much a useless request, because even if I do take the time out of my day (which is a job people normally get paid for) to listen and hear something I like (which usually never happens), the artist still has to prove themselves. I’ll be honest, it doesn’t matter what I think about your demo or what anybody else thinks initially. What matters is if you have proven yourself. It’s that saying we all heard “numbers don’t lie” (even though they can, but that’s another topic). Read More »

Arkatech Beatz – Rough Patch

By Arkatech Beatz on Aug 25, 2014 in Articles - Comments Off

Get the latest beat “Rough Patch”  from Platinum Producers ARKATECH BEATZ.

Production Credits Include: Nas, Raekwon, Game, Prodigy, Curren$y, Mya, Max B, Meek Mill, Jadakiss, Alley Boy, Shawty Lo, Waka Flocka, Freddie Gibbs, Killer Mike, Cyhi Tha Prynce, Eldorado Red, Pesh Mayweather, Mikey Dollaz, I.L Will, Lil Chris, Sasha Go Hard and more!

Arkatech Beatz Theatre Of War Mixtape Trailer

By Jugrnaut on Apr 28, 2014 in Articles - Comments Off

Arkatech Beatz Theatre Of War Mixtape Trailer

Platinum Producers Arkatech Beatz (Nas, Big Pun, Jadakiss, Raekwon, Waka Flocka Flame, Alley Boy, Lil Scrappy, etc) release the trailer to their upcoming Instrumental Mixtape “Theatre Of War” Hosted By DJ Swamp Izzo.

The mixtape is packed with 17 can’t miss tracks produced by Arkatech Beatz, just waiting for your vocals.

Theatre Of War” will be available for free download on May 27, 2014.



16 Years Later Big Pun’s Capital Punishment Remains As One Of Hip-Hop’s Most Underrated Albums

By Jugrnaut on Apr 28, 2014 in Articles - Comments Off

big_pun-capital_punishmentApril 28th, 2014 will mark the 16 year anniversary of the release of Big Pun’s classic debut album “Capital Punishment”.

At the time of this release expectations were pretty high.  The single “Still Not A Player” was getting major radio rotation and things were looking pretty good.  The album was received very well, and actually topped Billboard reaching #5 on the on the Billboard 200.  It was also #1 on Billboards  Top R&B Albums.

Not bad for a guy from the Bronx and his first album.

“Capital Punishment” went on to be nominated for a grammy in 1999. Although he didn’t win, the album was a success selling well over 1 million copies and cementing Big Pun in recording history as the first Latino solo rapper to go platinum. Read More »

Arkatech Beatz Giving Away Free Beat!

By Mike Trauma D on Apr 24, 2014 in Articles - Comments Off

Here is your chance to work with Multi Patinum record producers Arkatech Beatz.

Ok,  let me get right to it. My birthday is this Monday, April 28th, and I’m feeling generous. So for just you serious grinding artist I’m giving away a free trap beat so we can find the next artist to work with. My production partner Jug isn’t really feeling the idea of giving away a free beat, but hey it’s my birthday so I got him to go along with it for a limited time only, so share this via Twitter and FaceBook to your friends,family, and whoever else is on the grind. Read More »

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