Veteran Philly Producer Worldtor Bats have been blessing our ears with that Boom Bap goodness since the 80’s, and have seen a lot of changes in the game. he currently oversees one of the most popular producer groups on Facebook, Da Producer Allstars, mentors up and coming producers and still lays out quality beats
What’s your name and where are you from?
Walter Worldtor Beatz Ford from Philadelphia PA.
What is your weapon of choice? (daw/ beat making set up)
Maschine mk3/ jam/ plus/ and Roland Sp-808
What was it that made you say you wanted to be a producer?
I’ve been making my own beats and DJing for a very long time and I wanted to produce my own material from start to finish. Mixed Mastered and engineered.
Who is your biggest influence as a producer?
Dr.Dre / Timberland /9th Wonder
what does your family think about your producing?
My family does support me as a rising music producer
What is the one peice of gear past or present that you wish you had?
I wish I had a Mpc 2500 or a Sp1200
If you could sit in a room with 1 producer dead or alive and pick thier brain for an hour, who would it be?
I would love to sit with DNA Beatz
what do you think about the current state of boom bap producing, and where do you see it going?
Boombap is the heart and soul of hiphop and it will definitely continue to rise with the future
If you can make a beat for any artist dead or alive who would it be?
I would love to make a beat with Philly artist Mad Squablz
Are there any current producers you have your eye on right now?
what do you think of the “type beat” phenomenon, or the 30 beats for $10 business model? do you think it hurts or help the beat making business?
Producers that sell their beats for next to nothing hurts the business because now a lot of people won’t spend money on true value. We put a lot of time and work in what we do.
What do you think about Leasing Beats?
I think if you lease some beats you make money in repetition without actually selling it to one person.
What do you think about the effect of social media on music/beat selling?
Social media sales are huge because most people you don’t know support you more.