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Win Big: Produce Styles P's next single

Win Big: Produce Styles P's next single

Collaborate with none other than the legendary Styles P! After working with producers like Swizz Beatz, Pete Rock, DJ Premier, Pharrell Williams & Statik Selektah, the Ruff Ryders affiliate and The Lox rapper gives you the chance to produce a song for him.

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This competition has now closed and any beats submitted will be disregarded. Thank you to all who submitted! Winners will be notified during the summer of 2020.

Use any Tracklib sample(s)

Make a beat using any sample from Tracklib. Jazz, funk, pre-baked loops and breaks, obscure Chinese folk music, rare reggae stems, one of the previously unreleased Isaac Hayes tracks… Whatever gets your beat juices flowing. It’s all fair game. As long as the song clearly contains one or more Tracklib samples.

Last year’s competition with Wu-Tang Clan’s Inspectah Deck led to thousands of submissions. So make sure to go all-out to impress Styles. The Ghost himself is going to select the winning beat.

Prizes

Winning producer:

  • Make a song together with Styles P that will be released
  • Writing credits and publishing on the song
  • Collaborate with Styles P to finalize the song together
  • A Free one-year Tracklib subscription (Standard)

5 runner-ups:

  • A Free one-year Tracklib subscription (Standard)
  • A shout-out from Styles P himself

About Styles P

Photo via http://itsbizkit.com/
Photo via http://itsbizkit.com/

There’s no sugarcoating in the music of Styles P. The New York emcee delivers hard, raw, and real rhymes since his 2002 solo debut on Ruff Ryders/Interscope. He started hip-hop group The Lox together with childhood friends Jadakiss and Sheek Louch, and is the founder of D-Block Records. He often calls himself The Ghost (abbreviated for last year’s album as The GOAT: The Ghost Of All Time), referring to the darkness and roughness in his life: ““I'm ‘The Ghost’ of this shit for all the spirits I possess / All the voices I be hearin', shit I'm feelin' in my chest / I could ghost through your walls and flow through your soul.” Keeping it rough and real—and healthy, as a juice bar entrepreneur who owns four juice bars in New York together with his wife.

How to enter

Rules

  • The competition is open until July 1st 2020.
  • Winners will be notified during the summer of 2020.
  • All beats need to contain a sample from Tracklib that is clearly distinguishable.
  • You can sample a song from any Tracklib song category (A, B or C).
  • The beats can only contain Tracklib samples and royalty-free sounds. Nothing else that needs to be cleared!
  • You can submit as many entries as you want as long as they follow the rules.
  • You do not have to buy a sample license before submitting beats to the competition.
  • For any other questions email Tracklib support.

How to get started

If you're new to Tracklib: we're the first and only record store for sampling. We have almost 100k actual songs as well as a selection of previously unreleased stems, all available for sampling and official licensing. Tracklib has been used by some of the biggest producers and artists in the world. For example on J.Cole's double-platinum single MIDDLE CHILD, on DJ Khaled’s Father of Asahd album, and on Lil Wayne’s latest number 1 album, Funeral.

You can easily search songs to sample by genre, year of release, BPM, song key, et cetera in our Tracks section. You can clear the sample for official release for as little as $50. Signup now to get a free trial with 7 free download credits. You can read more about how Tracklib works here.

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