Since man first cracked two sticks together, then tightened an animal skin over a log, rhythm and music have been the universal language for mankind. From aristocrats to commoners music soothes the soul and sparks our emotional imagination. Today hip-hop music is one of the most influential forms of music on the planet. Globally defining how we think, shop, dress and live! Today’s music producer embodies a combination of resources to create music; including deejay / selector, drummer and orchestral skills.

Holding his new 250MB SCSI Zip Drive from Big Noise MPC in the picture above, Confidence can help you get to the next level. Using electronic music production tools and the MIDI protocol, today’s producer is the antithesis of the one-man-band. Producers like 45 King, Pete Rock, DJ Premiere, Jay Dilla, Mad Lib, Dr Dre, Hi Tech, !ll Mind and many more have defined a sound that is as classic as Bach or Mozart. Including the hip-hop producers we know, there are also a host of underground producers doing huge things in the independent music scene. One of these producers is Confidence from the Massachusetts area.

Put simply, the School of Confidence is a virtual online beat school which aims to provide students who are aspiring producers and upcoming beatmakers a chance to diversify their talents and arm them with other techniques to help them stand out amongst a sea of talent in the hip hop world.

Once students are ready and their music speaks for themselves, they will be given the opportunity to have their music shopped to various labels and artists for placements. All students will be treated equally and fairly. This is a learning environment for all who wish to take their careers in music to new heights.

Music Production From Confidence – Official Sound Cloud Stream

Hip Hop Producer representing Boston by way of Philly. Can do it all by mainly focus on that authentic golden era hip hop. Producer for Rashad and Confidence and Purpose and Confidence on Ill Adrenanline Records. For inquiries:

About The Producer: Confidence, a student of the game dating back to the 90’s, first got a taste of music production in the mid 90′s while learning to DJ with his brother Technic. From there Confidence got involved with sampling but his break didn’t come until 2001 when he copped an MPC 2000xl which he still uses to this day to compose masterpieces. He put in hours of work and dedication over the years, landing him placements from time to time but his ultimate break came in 2010 when he linked up with a relatively unknown artist by the name of Rashad.

Thanks to Confidence’s 2010 mix tape “Recon”, where he remixed sixteen 90’s classics over his production, the two became acquainted. From their initial meeting, Confidence and Rashad discussed doing more than just recording one track. A classic was in the works, and after numerous months of countless hours to craft masterpieces, “The Element of Surprise” was born. This epic record hit worldwide November 29, 2011. It was distributed through Fatbeats and put out by Ill Adrenaline Records. One month after release it shot to #1 on where it stayed in the top 3 for three months and garnered a near 5 star rating with over 100 comments.

In 2012, Confidence teamed up with Purpose of Tragic Allies and released another album on Ill Adrenaline Records entitled, “The Purpose of Confidence.” This album also went to #1 on Next up was Beneficence’s LP, “Concrete Soul” where he produced five stand out tracks. This album also found its home at #1 on It’s safe to say whatever Confidence touches turns to gold.

Confidence lent a hand on Neek The Exotic’s EP with the title track, “Comin in Piles.” Neek dropped his album “Hustle Don’t Stop in September 2013 which Confidence produced seven joints for. In March of 2013, Confidence released two singles with The Regiment out of Detroit. Together they teamed up with Ill Adrenaline and Soul Tools to release a 7″ which became available in May 2013.

The biggest news for 2013 is a collaborative album slated to drop this fall on Ill Adrenaline Records titled. “Confidence presents: Gdot & Born featuring Edo. G Other projects are in the works as well including a follow up with Rashad. Stay tuned…

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ARTICLE: Big Noise
EDITOR: Noiseman
IMAGE: Confidence