In episode 9 of Noisey’s “Atlanta” Thomas Morton speaks with the names behind the beats in Atlanta’s trap scene. Big-name producers- Zaytoven, Mike Will Made It, Sonny Digital, Metro Boomin’, Southside, and TM88- explain the process of creating a tracks and, more importantly, creating hits. Also making an appearance is Houston rapper, Travi$ Scott, as well as a variety of nightclub scenes- the apparent key to success.
Per Noisey, “Noisey Atlanta is a 10-part series documenting unprecedented access into the city’s rap scene. Hosted by VICE / HBO / Noisey’s Thomas Morton and directed by Andy Capper—the makers of Noisey Chiraq—the series stars artists like 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Migos, Rich Homie Quan, Young Thug, Jeezy, iLoveMakonnen, and also spends time with the new wave of super-producers like Mike Will Made-It, Metro Boomin, and 808 Mafia.”