Beats Grind and Life

Beats Grind & Life Podcast: Episode 055 DJ Pain 1

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THIS WEEK ON BEATS GRIND & LIFE WE are honored to welcome DJ PAIN 1.  This Wisconsin producer has progressed the production culture with his beats and the knowledge he has spread throughout the years.  The 50 Cent, Young Jeezy and Slaughterhouse producer talks to us about utilizing social media, his non-profit that he started and getting a beat stolen by a major artist (he named names).  LISTEN NOW!!!

Greatest Achievement 

  • “I think my crowning achievement is just getting to the point where I can go to sleep at night and think number 1: I’m proud of what I’ve done, number 2: I’m excited for what’s to come. It’s not necessarily one moment. I’ve had great moments. I mean, when my first placement ever was on a record that was number one on the billboard that week (Young Jeezy)”.
  • “Every time I get shouted out by Chuck D. That’s a dope moment.”

To hear some of DJ Pain 1’s music, click on the album above.

Equipment Currently In Studio

Not So Secret Weapon

Book That Is A Must Read

  • “Online resources on social media marketing for small businesses because that information changes regularly. If you stay ahead of the curve and ahead of the algorithm then that’s the secret to sustainability for a lot of musicians for their online branding.”

Album That Is A Must Listen

Recommended Internet Resource

Greatest Advise Ever Received

  • Advise from !LLMIND: “Sell drum kits”
  • Advise from Lee Lerue when showing concerns about getting beats stolen: “Just make more music”

How To Contact DJ Pain 1

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