Empty bottles of water, Power Ade, and Hennessy surround a black leather couch, and a lone 2Pac poster hangs on the thick wooden door.“It’s just somewhere we come to make beats,” says a glassy-eyed Leland “Metro Boomin” Wayne of the hole-in-the-wall turned hit-making homestead.The eclectic upstart and his psychedelic falsetto musings gave the producers a chance to step a foot outside the box—something they haven’t always had.
In addition to the performances there will also be over 300 industry experts speaking on more than 80 panels, workshops, mentor sessions and 1-on-1 conversations.
Rap mogul and entrepreneur Master P, tech strategist and Spotify executive Troy Carter and legendary photographer Jonathan Mannion will give Keynote addresses at the conference.
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The 21-year-old composer sits in front of the sole computer in the room and sifts through spaced-out tones, looking for something to add to a track in progress. After a while, TM replaces Metro in the chair and adds some sauce to the soundscape.