RESPECT, Perfect Timing Featuring Lil Loudy
Not too long ago, Lil Lody was best known as a young Memphis rapper coming up and coming out hard. Today, he’s an established producer best known for building beats that beat down blocks in a matter of minutes. With the South on his side and an ear to the streets, Lil Lody’s growing track record already features production credits on projects from some of the best in the biz. And at just 23, for Lil Lody, it’s still early yet.
How long does it take you to finish a beat? It takes maybe 10 minutes. Once the beat goes into mixing and mastering, people might add a little more stuff; they might ask someone to come in and play the bass guitar on it, or do something extra, but I usually finish the beat in 10 minutes.
What’s the best time of day for you to work? I’m comfortable with all hours of the day, but I’m a night person. I might go in to the studio at 3 or 4 in the afternoon, then come out the next day around noon or 1 o’clock.
Are you conscious of time when you’re working? I look at time like it’s valuable, you can’t waste it. But I really don’t even debate on time. I just get in the zone and I turn up. When I’m in my zone, I can’t be stopped.
Where do you find your inspiration? I was a rapper before I became a producer. The producing just took off. I tried to get beats from people, and they couldn’t make them like I wanted, so I started doing it myself. Other people saw it, and I started shooting beats to other people.