The Best Up-and-Coming Hip-Hop Producers


As it gets easier and easier for anyone with an internet connection and the right inclination to download some music production software and start making beats, the world of hip-hop production is becoming ever more fragmented. No longer are there one or two dominant sounds. Instead, kids with nothing but their own imaginations to limit them, and influences ranging from EDM to grime to 90s R&B to classic boom bap, are making the world of hip-hop production as exciting as it has ever been.

While people like Clams Casino, Hudson Mohawke, and DJ Mustard have established themselves as artists, go to creators of certain sounds, or both, we've decided to take a look at the best up-and-coming hip-hop producers, the next wave of names that will be dominating airwaves, production credits, and clubs for the foreseeable future.

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