Who are the best music producers in Rwanda? | New times
THEY ARE THE INNOVATORS, the backbone of music, visionaries who bring ideas to life and the driving force behind the most successful record.
Rwandan producers deserve to be recognized for their role in making presentable musical products ready to impress on the international stage.
In no particular order, we watch the best Rwandan music producers whose touches have seen them become people’s favorites locally and internationally.
He is a versatile producer who quickly rose to fame in 2018 and has since established himself as one of the top music producers in the country, having been behind the production of several hit songs that have been widely released. on broadcast stations and local clubs. .
His latest production is Meddy’s “My Vow,” which has topped the charts for local music shows since its release last month.
Born David Mucyo, Madebeats has been a favorite with local musicians for the past two or three years and continues to gain the attention of music fans.
He’s the man behind hit songs like Lose Control by American singers The Ben and Meddy, Diarabi by Jules Sentore, Katerina by Bruce Melodie, We Don’t Care by Meddy ft Rayvanny and RJ The DJ and Ikinyarwanda by Bruce Melodie and Riderman, among others.
He is currently working on his own album called “Kigali” which he plans to release on December 31st.
The “Eleeeeh” brand jingle itself defines what a young but talented Element producer is. His creativity and his confidence to do magic with his keyboard make Element the good producer that Rwandan music needs.
In the Country Records studio, Element creates vibrations that can inspire an artist to compose more and come up with a special and interesting recording.
His humble and sociable character makes it easy for artists to work with the youngster whose production skills and creativity continue to prove that age is just a number.
The future looks bright for Element. If he continues to work hard, he will undoubtedly break boundaries to globalize as his incredible work ethic has started to gain the attention of international musicians who have already expressed interest in working with him.
What makes Bob Pro special is that he has an extra skill that so many local producers don’t have. He is a mastering pioneer.
A lot of popular producers have no mastering skills and this has attracted artists to queue for producer services.
His touch of mastery changed things and has so far helped push local artists to harness power beyond borders, something Rwandan music has struggled with for years.
Ishimwe is a multi-tasking music entrepreneur whose output is hardly in doubt but inspires his fellow producers to improve their music production.
The majority of his artists’ audio projects are recorded in his studio, which is one of the service components that make up his record label, Kina Music. His routine recording exercise alongside his artists has helped him get to know each of his artists, their favorite musical tastes, rhythms and melodies.
While the majority of producers of his generation are nowhere to be found, Ishimwe’s music production has evolved over time, ranking among the top producers.
This element of production remains what makes Kina Music an undisputed label at the national level.
Knoxbeat’s career in music production grew rapidly under Zizou Alpacino.
Zizou trusted the producer’s creativity and took him to his ‘Monster Records’ studio right after Made beats left.
Knoxbeat never lost the chance and exceeded what Zizou expected of him.
Bushali and The Ben’s collaboration “Ngufite ku Mutima”, “My Life” by Social Mula and Zizou Alaocino’s featured song “Karibu Nyumbani” are some of Knoxbeat’s musical projects that have become hits.
He has already consolidated his place among the best Rwandan producers of the last decade.
From ‘Mu Gihirahiro’ by Jay Polly and ‘Sintuza’ by Urban Boys to ‘Adi Top’ by Meddy and The Ben ‘Habibi’, the producer does not need an introduction as he is considered one of the bearers. flags of Rwandan music production.
Pastor P’s music production skills impressed top local musicians and this gave him the confidence to work on major projects by international artists, including Lokua Kwanza’s eighth album in 2012.
He is a producer to be reckoned with to become a true source of inspiration for the new generation who aspires to embark on music production.
Dany Beats is increasingly becoming a household name in Rwandan music production, as the songs he has performed in continue to meet local media demands.
The song “Twifunze” by Sintex as well as “Ku Gasima” and “Niyibizi” by Bushali are some of the songs that took his name to another level. Since then he has never looked back and only gets better.
Most of Danny Beats’ hit songs are productions of upcoming artists, including “Sabrina” by 2020 Discovery Award nominee Mike Kayihura.
A number of artists credit producer Dr Ngaji for his role in their rise to fame during their time with Green Ferry Music, his record company.
Dr Nganji was the mastermind of Kinyatrap, a new musical style under which a number of popular musicians like Bushali and B-They have made their careers.
His ability to create a new musical atmosphere in Rwandan music places him among the best producers the country has.