Drums in Time
One major element and or what essentially makes a hip hop beat a beat are the drums. Back
in the day, musical production equipment had its limitations but there were still certain
features which would either allow the producer/ beatmaker to line the drums up tight so
that the drum patterns sounds completely regular or have a groove kind of feel.
The possibilities are almost endless in how one may go about making a beat but what
captivates the ear is the feel of the whole track. Shall the percussionists and
sound architects of this genre swing or quantize? Read More Here