The “Bandz a Make Her Dance” producer cranked out hits for Juicy J, Ace Hood and Lil Wayne while spawning a multitude of copycats in the process.
Young Simba proved his worth as a trackmaster with over thirteen of his own self-produced beats on Born Sinner, so nominating the Roc Nation lyricist was really a no-brainer.
This Grammy Award-winning beatsmith spent much of last year cooking up infectious joints for A-listers across multiple genres, but he did his best work with hip hop stars A$AP Rocky (“Goldie”) and Kendrick Lamar (“Backseat Freestyle”).
Credit this Cali native with producing hits for Tyga, B.o.B, Jeezy and 2 Chainz and launching West Coast “Ratchet Music” into the mainstream in a major way this year.
In between creating two of the year’s biggest pop songs, Skateboard P contributed to several momentous hip hop albums, including Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head, Magna Carta Holy Grail, over the past year.