• The Prosperous Hip Hop Producer: My Beat-Making Journey from My Grandma's Patio to a Six-Figure Business

  • The Prosperous Series, Book 2
  • By: Curtiss King
  • Narrated by: Curtiss King
  • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 02-26-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Maurice Bassett
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (54 ratings)

Regular price: $19.95

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Publisher's Summary

"Music is simply the soul boiling over into sound. When you produce with this in mind, there is no way you'll ever miss the mark."

Curtiss King: Producer. Rapper. Mentor to thousands of aspiring artists and entrepreneurs through his YouTube channel. His production credits include Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, E-40, and MURS, and giants like MTV, VH1, and VANS.

But once upon a time Curtiss was broke, struggling - and crafting beats on a video game console on his grandma's patio. The Prosperous Hip Hop Producer charts his rollercoaster ride to success from these humble beginnings. From beat battles to Top Dawg Entertainment, from empty pockets to a six-figure business, The Prosperous Hip Hop Producer is the story of a dedicated artist who risked all he had - and succeeded. Along the way we get cameos from the likes of DJ Battlecat, Ab-Soul, and Dibia$e, and insights into how successful artists and labels operate in the real world.

Practical, inspirational, and motivational, The Prosperous Hip Hop Producer does more than share the story of a successful artist - it sets you on the road to becoming one yourself.

©2018 Maurice Bassett (P)2018 Maurice Bassett

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good book but was hoping to get more

good book. I was hoping to get more than stories of Curtiss King's come up. I was looking on some step by step strategies on what to do to be a prosperous producer.

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Great read!

Humble author. He has a great sense of humor. Very transparent with his struggles. Provides alot of resources of tips for fellow producers.

I definitely recommend this book to anyone seeking inspiration or knowledge on pushing forward. Not just in music, but people facing various hurdles. We all face them while trying to climb the ladder to materialize our vision/goals.

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Enjoyable

This book would be most interesting to someone who wants to know more about Curtis himself. Its a memoir rather than a guide for young producers so purchase it with that in mind. It was truly great hearing his stories and musical journey.

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If your a producer, you need this book

Curtiss just being his wise self, it open my eyes to my producer life And helped me with some thing

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Priceless.

Absolutely worth every penny. Great insight and full of positive vibes. Thank you Curtis King.

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Great Book for all the Curtiss King Fans!

I loved the book. Not only did Curtiss King provide us with in depth knowledge and steps to take as a beginner producer, but his story was told. Curtiss speaks with experience and shares his experiences with all who will listen. This is what makes him and his story truly special.

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Amazing read!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Very insightful, concise and to the point. It lays out the good habits one should develop to embark in your journey as a producer. I must say this was well thought out. My favorite part of the book is the end of each chapter where he highlights what you take away from each chapter.

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Curtiss King is the ish

Curtiss has always been a great mentor for me through youtube videos and this book is no different.
Motivates me just as much as his curtspiration videos! if you love music production and a good story this is for you.

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Giving Is Winning

I can't say enough about the value that this book can bring to anyone; not just those who are looking to pursue a career within the music industry. Curtiss King gives you honest insight into getting things right as well as getting things wrong on the way to your successes. This book advises you to never give up, believe in your purpose, be determined to give value and most importantly have faith.

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Good book.....interesting story.

Was an interesting story. there are a lot of great pieces of advice and some lessons to learn from Mr. King's experience. As a producer who has a day job, I took one major thing away from this.....thank God I didn't try to do music exclusively. Mr. King should be extremely proud of what he accomplished but the struggle he describes would have broken me personally. The industry isnt for everyone. I grew up in the late 90s as a rapper/producer and went to college where I had 2 paths to take....music or business. music is now a hobby. If I could turn it into the same compensation as I have with my 9 to 5, i would. But I cannot imagine putting my wife and kids through the struggle he described. Mr. King provides a very honest self reflection of this and it is insightful. Curtiss, if you are reading this, I want to also thank you for holding a mirror up to my face regarding the snobbery I carried regarding music production tools. I too looked down at Fruity Loops and AbeltonLive producers (I'm a Logic and MPC guy....converted from a Sonar and MPC guy). I should never be so shallow and critical of what someone uses to produce what they love. best of luck - Adam Troy ( aka Absense)

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-31-18

10/10

Loved the messages of #Cutispiration behind the journey as well as the chapter summaries.
Big ups on the bonus links at the the end.
Would recommend to any musical artist!
Keep up the good work!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-25-18

Inspiring stories

A nice and not so nice, peak jnto the world of music. Awesome stories and great philosophies.