Bay Area hip hop music producer Decap (Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg, Ne-Yo, and Tim Kile (formerly of Arcade Fire) who uses Ableton Push 2 is task to come up with a dope beat fron scratch. Combining organic with electronic sounds, chopping loops and sourcing kicks his own Drums That Knock, Decap will get down to work. Will he achieve his stated goal of cooking up a beat in one session? Only time will tell.
Decap is a San Francisco based sonic sculptor who has produced for artists such as Talib Kweli, Snoop Dogg, Ne-Yo, and Tim Kile (formerly of Arcade Fire). He is currently releasing music as a solo artist and released collaborative work with heavy hitters such as Hit Boy and some of the top artists from the emerging future beats movement. Decap’s self-described approach as a producer is to incorporate the grittiest hip-hop elements with the new sound of future beats. Decap’s compositions honor the raw but melodic, the penetrating and even the otherworldly.