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“Minnesota: A Bronx Frequency Runs Thru It”


Minnesota is a critically acclaimed beatmaker/producer. His drums are customized, and his range is broad—indeed, his production credits include work from everybody to Ghostface and Big Pun to Trick Daddy and Lil Wayne. But the one thing perhaps not well-known is the fact that Minnesota is respected as much for his beats as his knowledge of beatmaking. For a sample of the science that Minnesota drops, check out the interview I did with him, exclusively for BeatTips.

“Minnesota: A Bronx Frequency Runs Thru It”


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Amir Said (aka Sa’id) is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BeatTips. A writer, publisher, and beatmaker/rapper from New York, Said is the author of a number of books, including ‘The BeatTips Manual,’ ‘The Art of Sampling,’ ‘Ghetto Brother,’ and ‘The Truth About New York.’ He is also a recording artist with a number of music projects, including his latest album 'The Best of Times.' Follow him on Twitter at: @amirsaid and @BeatTipsManual

  • Where can I find this guy.. I’m the next big pun.. Accept I’m black as hell and I’m from Africa, Sudan to be exact.. Check out my video on YouTube, young reason white rice. I’m also from Minnesota!! So Minnesota come holla at me and let’s make history.