Just Blaze, London On Da Track, The Jillionaire and many others added to line-up ADE Beats

Friday, 31 August 2018
U.S production legend Just Blaze, Atlanta’s producer-superstar London On Da Track, influential Trinidadian producer The Jillionaire, UK production heavy weights Nana Rogues and Steel Banglez, Big Dada founder and acclaimed music author Will Ashon and Abe Batshon of online beats market BeatStars are added to the lineup of ADE Beats, the dedicated global platform for hip-hop, bass and beats at Amsterdam Dance Event on Friday October 19th, 2018.

At ADE Beats hip-hop legend Just Blaze, who produced for Jay Z, Kanye West, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Drake and Kendrick Lamar and is the main musical force behind some of the most influential songs this century, will discuss his biggest records. His talk is part of an event presented by AKAI Professional, celebrating the 30-year anniversary of the AKAI MPC. In AKAI Professional presents: 30 Years of Beat Making, Just Blaze and UK producers Nana Rogues and Steel Banglez discuss their approach as producers, and their anecdotes, tips and tricks. In AKAI Professional presents: deconstructing the beat, Nana Rogues will also deconstruct the song Passionfruit he produced and co-wrote for Drake at ADE Beats. Steel Banglez, who worked with anyone from Wiley and Roll Deep to J Hus, will deconstruct one of his biggest songs in detail as well.

London On Da Track has been called “the best producer in the business as we speak today” by Cash Money Records CEO Bryan ‘Baby’ Williams and “the greatest producer ever” by frequent collaborator Young Thug. The 27-year old producer from Atlanta has the game on lock and is coming to ADE Beats this October to share the in-depth stories behind his biggest beats in a unique 1-on-1 Q&A.The Jillionaire, the ground breaking dj, producer and member of Major Lazer, is part of a vibrant network of close collaborators that change the sound of electronic music and millennial pop music with a unique global approach. In a Q&A with the Jillionaire, presented by Foot Locker, a unique talk at ADE Beats 2018, he discusses his passion for sound system culture, sneaker culture and pushing music forwards. ADE Beats 2018 celebrates the beat makers and their evolution. Abe Batshon of beat licensing platform BeatStars will discuss his mission to help create a new and sustainable economy for producers worldwide. In ten years BeatStars grew from a closed community of a handful producers to housing over 700.000 registered users and millions of active monthly visitors generating close to 20 million dollars annually. In his ADE Beats 2018 keynote Q&A Big Dada founder and music author Will Ashon, who releases a genre-defying exploration of Wu-Tangs influential album Enter The Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers released 25 years ago in November, will discuss the impact of one of the most important records of the 20th century. Previously announced speakers at ADE Beats 2018 include: Ghazi Shami, founder of EMPIRE; Shanti Das and mental health campaign Silence The Shame; Def Jam/G.O.O.D. Music A&R Bruce Carbone and UK music industry insider Alex Boateng. Full program will be announced soon.