Take a minute to compile in your head some of your favorite songs ever. If you’ve been blessed with good musical taste, you’ll notice that most of those selections have similar, if not the same, production teams. That’s because when certain artists and producers get together, they make tunes that are so dope, it’s almost impossible to ever think that they didn’t make music together. This, ladies and gents, is the magic of the artist/producer duo.
To get a better understanding of what we mean, take a look at our list of the best examples of artists and producers forming impactful musical teams. We’re taking you back to the boom bap days of Eric B. and Rakim, the turntable turning point of DJ Premier and Gangstarr, the futuristic melodies of Pharrell and The Neptunes, and a few others that you’ll definitely be familiar with. Keep reading to get a proper lesson in what it means to be a musical family.Click to start the list