Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Hooked On That's 2011 Top 100 Music Producers Year End List

2011 was a hot year in hip hop with plenty of music producer placements for the newcomers, the vets and the darlings of hip hop beat makers. Whether they’re firing up FL Studio, an MPC, Maschine, or Open Labs system or going top notch with an SSL or Neve console, all of the producers on the list deserve some type of acclaim for all their hard work this year.

See if your favorite music producer is on the list.

1. No I.D.
Common 'The Dreamer, The Believer' album
J.Cole - Never Told
Big Sean - So Much More
Big Sean ft. Chris Brown - My Last

2. Kanye West with a variety of producers
Jay-Z & Kanye West 'Watch The Throne' album
Kanye West with Jeff Bhasker & Beyonce
Beyonce ft. Kanye West & Andre 3000 - Party

3. T-Minus
Wale - Ambition
Lil Wayne ft. Drake - She Will
T-Minus with Noah "40" Shabib
Drake - Under Ground Kings
T-Minus with Noah "40" Shabib & Nikhil "Kromatik" Seetharam
DJ Khaled ft. Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne - I'm On One

4. Noah "40" Shebib
Drake - Marvin's Room
Noah "40" Shebib with Drake
Drake ft. Lil Wayne & Andre 3000 - The Real Her

5. J. Cole
Kendrick Lamar - HiiiPoWer
J.Cole with additional production by Elite, The University, Canei Finch, Ron Gilmore, Brian Kidd, L&X Music, The Commission, StreetRunner & No I.D.
J. Cole ' Cole World - The Sideline Story' album

6. J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League
Young Jeezy ft. Jill Scott - Trapped
Young Jeezy ft. T.I. - F.A.M.E.
Tech N9ne - Strangeland
Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar - Hood Gone Love It
Yelawolf ft. Mona Moua - Write Your Name
Freddie Gibbs ft. B.J. The Chicago Kid - Barely Made
Freddie Gibbs - 187 Proof

7. Lil Lody
Wale ft. Meek Mill, Pill & Rick Ross - By Any Means
Young Jeezy ft. Lil Wayne - Ballin
Young Jeezy ft. Jadakiss & Fabolous - O.J.
Yo Gotti ft. Rick Ross - Harder
Yo Gotti ft. Stuey Rock - Single

8. Hit Boy
Pusha T - My God
Jay-Z & Kanye West - N***** In Paris
The Game - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

9. Diplo
Wale ft. Big Sean - Slight Work
Diplo with Switch, The-Dream, Shea Taylor and Beyonce
Beyonce - Run The World (Girls)
Diplo with Afrojack & Free School
Chris Brown ft. Busta Rhymes - Look At Me Now

10. Battle Roy with Eminem & The Smeezingtons
Bad Meets Evil ft. Bruno Mars - Lighters

11. Tyler, The Creator with a variety of producers
Tyler, The Creator 'Goblins' album

12. Drumma Boy
Gucci Mane ft. Wale - Pretty B*tches
Young Jeezy - What I Do (Just Like That)
Waka Flocka Flame ft. Roscoe Dash & Wale - No Hands
Gorilla Zoe - King Kong

13. Big K.R.I.T.
Freddie Gibbs - Cold Day In Hell
Smoke DZA - Rolling Stoned
Smoke DZA ft.Bun B & Big K.R.I.T. - On The Corner

14. Kane Beatz
Lupe Fiasco - The Show Goes On
Roscoe Dash - Good, Good Night
Kane Beatz with J Mike
Nicki Minaj - Super Bass

15. Just Blaze
Drake ft. Rick Ross - Lord Knows
Mac Miller - Best Day Ever
Maybach Music Group - Self Made

16. Cardiak
Wale ft. Jadakiss & Rick Ross - 600 Benz
Lloyd Banks ft. Red Café & Fabolous - The Realist
Fabolous ft. Red Café - Y'all Don't Hear Me Tho
Ace Hood - Letter To My Ex's

17. 9th Wonder
9th Wonder 'The Wonder Years' album
Lil B ft. Jean Grae & Phonte - Base For Your Face
Phonte ft. Evidence & Big K.R.I.T. - The Life of Kings

18. Noel "Detail" Fisher
Lil Wayne - How To Love

19. Swizz Beatz
Swizz Beatz ft. Eve - Everyday (Coolin')
Jay-Z & Kanye West - Welcome To The Jungle

20. Statik Seletah
Statik Seletah 'Population Control' album
Statik Seletah & Action Bronson 'Well Done' album

21. Beastie Boys
Beastie Boys 'Hot Sauce Committee pt 2' album

22. Tricky Stewart
Frank Ocean - Novacane
Tricky Stewart with The-Dream
Beyonce - 1 + 1

23. Lex Luger
Ace Hood - Go N Get It
Wale ft. Jeremih & Rick Ross - That Way
Snoop Dogg ft. R.Kelly - Platinum

24. Madlib
Madlib & Frank Nitti ft. MED - What Can You Tell Me
Roc C ft. Rapper Big Pooh & Blu - Styllions
Freddie Gibbs - Thuggin'

25. Childish Gambino (Donald Glover)
Childish Gambino 'Camp' album

26. Bangladesh
Bad Meets Evil - A Kiss

27. Salaam Remi
Nas - Nasty
B.o.B ft. Andre 3000 - Play The Guitar

28. Noah "Xaphoon Jones" Beresin
Big Sean ft. Wiz Khalifa & Chiddy Bang - High
Chiddy Bang 'Peanut Butter and Swelly' mixtape

29. The Renegades
Ace Hood ft. Rick Ross - Realist Livin'
The Renegades with DJ Nasty & LVM
DJ Khaled ft. Rick Ross, Plies, Lil Wayne & T-Pain - Welcome To My Hood

30. Ski Beatz
Ski Beatz '24 Hour Karate School 2' album
Murs 'Love and Rockets, v.1 The Transformation' album
Jean Grae ft. Talib Kweli & Styles P - R.I.P.

31. The Alchemist
Curren$y - Blood Sweat & Gears
Royce da 5' 9" - I Ain't Coming Down
Evidence ft. Aloe Blacc - The Liner Notes
Evidence ft. Raekwon & Ras Kass - The Red Carpet
Raekwon - Ferry Boat Killaz
The Alchemist with Havoc
Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Dog Sh*t

32. DJ Quik
DJ Quik 'The Book Of David' album

33. Tha Bizness
T-Pain - You Copying Me
Pusha T ft. Kevin Cossum - Feeling Myself
Chris Brown - No BullSh**
Jay Rock ft. Chris Brown - Westside
Glasses Malone - Dope

34. Black Milk
Random Axe (Sean Price, Guilty Simpson & Black Milk) project album
Black Milk & Danny Brown 'Black and Brown' EP

35. Young Fyre
T-Pain ft. Joey Galaxy - Booty Wurk (One Cheek At A Time)
Ace Hood ft. T-Pain - Blood, Sweat & Tears
Ace Hood ft. T-Pain - King of the Streets

36. Pop Wansel & Mike Dean
Big Sean ft. Kanye West & Roscoe Dash - Marvin & Chardonnay

37. Ant
Atmosphere 'The Family Sign' album

38. Exile
Blu 'Give Me My Flowers While I Can Smell Them' album

39. Terrace Martin
Jay Rock ft. J. Black - M.O.N.E.Y.
Glasses Malone ft. Latoya Willams - Feel Good Muzik

40. Harry Fraud
French Montana - Shot Caller
Grafh ft. Chinx Drugz - The Plot Thickens
Juicy J ft. Wiz Khalifa - Stoners Night Pt. 2

41. AraabMuzik
Cam'ron & Vado - Put A Bird Up
Cam'ron - Motivation
Styles P - Ryde On Da Regular

42. Alex Da Kid
Machine Gun Kelly ft. Ester Dean - Invincible
Lupe Fiasco ft. Skylar Grey - Words I Never Said

43. Sonny Digital
Ace Hood ft. Kevin Cossum - Memory Lane
Roscoe Dash - Very First Time
Roscoe Dash - Awesome
Gorilla Zoe ft. Yo Gotti - Nasty
Gorilla Zoe - What's Goin' On

44. Polow Da Don
Lloyd ft. Trey Songz & Young Jeezy - Be The One
Akon ft. Chris Brown - Take It Down Low
Polow Da Don with Rob Holladay
Lil Wayne ft. Rick Ross - John

45. Don Cannon
Estelle ft. Rick Ross - Break My Heart
DJ Drama ft. French Montana & Pusha T - Everything That Glitters

46. Mr. Porter
Bad Meets Evil - I'm On Everything
Royce da 5' 9" - Security
Snoop Dogg ft. Mr. Porter - My Own Way

47. Seven
Tech N9ne ft. Lil Wayne and T-Pain - F*ck Food
Tech N9ne ft. Yelawolf, Busta Rhymes, Twista - Worldwide Choppers

48. DJ Khalil
The Game ft. Snoop Dogg & Dr. Dre - Drug Test
Self Scientific ft. Big K.R.I.T. - War Stories
50 Cent - Shootin' Guns
Strong Arm Steady ft. Marsha Ambrosius - When Darkness Falls
Snoop Dogg ft. Devin The Dude & Kobe - I Don't Need No Bitch
Raekwon ft. Ghostface Killah, Jim Jones & Kobe - Rock N Roll

49. S1 with Babyface, Beyonce and others
Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had

50. DJ Premier
Royce da 5' 9" - Second Place
Evidence - You
The Game - Born In The Trap

51. The Soundkillers (Phoenix, Diome & REO)
Lil Wayne ft. Bruno Mars - Mirror
Noel Gourdin - Not Around, Only You
Donnis ft. XV - Move On
Ghostwridah ft. Billy Blue & Jase - So Alive

52. The Runners
Birdman ft. Lil Wayne Mack Maine & T-Pain - I Get Money
Ace Hood ft. Kevin Cossum - Beautiful
The Runners with The Monarch
DJ Khaled ft. Kevin Rudolf, Tyga, Mack Maine, Jae Millz & Cory Gunz - A Million Lights

53. Sean C & LV
The Roots ft. Greg Porn - Stomp
Raekwon ft. Nas - Rich & Black

54. StreetRunner
Crooked I - Everyday
Royce da 5' 9" - Where My Money At

55. Calvin Harris
Rihanna - We Found Love

56. Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson with a variety of producers
The Roots 'Undun' album

57. Doc McKinney & Illangelo
The Weeknd ft. Drake - The Zone
The Weeknd ft. Drake - Thursday
Drake 'Take Care' production contributions

58. The Olympicks
ASAP Rocky - Out of this World
Freddie Gibbs - Let 'Em Burn

59. Oh No
Talib Kweli ft. Jean Grae - Uh Oh
Raekwon ft. Method Man - Every Soldier In the Hood

60. Mike WILL
Meek Mill - Tupac Back

61. ID Labs
Chevy Woods ft. Wiz Khalifa - The Cookout
Mac Miller - Blue Slide Park

62. Shawty Redd
Pusha T ft. Young Jeezy & Kanye West - Amen

63. The Neptunes
Pusha T ft. Tyler, The Creator - Trouble On My Mind

64. Supa Dups with Eminem
Bad Meets Evil - Fast Lane

65. J.R. Hutson
Jill Scott ft. Eve - Shame

66. WillPower
Yelawolf ft. Eminem & Gansta Boo - Throw It Up

67. Focus
Rapper Big Pooh Ft. Kenrick Lamar & Ab-Soul - RapperPooh-a-lude
Jay Rock - Bout That

68. David Guetta
David Guetta 'Nothing But The Beat' album

69. Stargate
Wiz Khalifa - Roll Up
Tinie Tempah ft. Wiz Khalifa - Till I'm Gone
Jennifer Lopez ft. Lil Wayne - I'm Into You

70. Flying Lotus
Blu ft. Jack Davey - Everything's OK

71. Nottz
Pusha T - Open Your Eyes
Royce da 5' 9" - Merry Go Round

72. Rick Rubin
Adele '21' album

73. Marsha Ambrosius with additional production by Rich Harrison, Dre & Vidal, Canei Finch, Just Blaze, Focus & Syience
Marsha Ambrosius 'Late Nights & Early Mornings' album

74. Jim Jonsin
Kelly Rowland - Motivation
Yelawolf - Radio
Jim Jonsin with Rico Love
Mary J. Blige ft. Drake - Mr. Wrong
Finatic & Zac with Jim Jonsin
Wax - Two Wheels

75. M-Phazes
Pharoahe Monch ft. Jean Grae & Royce da 5' 9" - Assassins
Talib Kweli - Gutter Rainbows

76. Travis Barker
Travis Barker 'Give The Drummer Some' album

77. Dr. Luke
B.o.B ft Lil Wayne - Strange Clouds
Dr. Luke with Avicii
Flo Rida - Good Feeling

78. Cool & Dre
The Game ft. Lil Wayne - Red Nation
The Game ft. Kendrick Lamar - The City

79. RedOne
Pitbull - Rain Over Me
Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull - On The Floor
RedOne with Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga - Judas
RedOne with BeatGeek and Geo Slam
Jason Derulo - Fight For You

80. Pete Rock
'Monumental' album with Smif N Wessin

81. Da Internz
Big Sean ft. Nicki Minaj - Dance A$$

82. M16
Young Jeezy ft. Jay-Z & Andre 3000 - I Do

83. Jess Jackson
Tyga ft. Chris Richardson - Far Away

84. Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis with Arden "Keyz" Altino
Musiq Soulchild ft. Swizz Beatz - Anything
Mary J. Blige ft. Nas - Feel Inside

85. Marco Polo
Pharoahe Monch ft. Immortal Technique & Vernon Reid - W.A.R.

86. Scram Jones
Raekwon - Shaolin vs. Wu-Tang
Raekwon ft. Busta Rhymes - Crane Style

87. Khrysis
The Away Team 'Scars and Stripes' album
Mac Miller - She Said

88. The Smeezingtons
Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa ft. Bruno Mars - Young, Wild & Free

89. Benny Blanco
Gym Class Heroes ft. Adam Levine - Stereo Hearts

90. Sneak Beatz
Wale ft. Miguel - Lotus Flower Bomb

91. T-Pain
T-Pain ft. Lily Allen & Wiz Khalifa - 5 O'Clock

92. DJ Frank E
Akon ft. Ludacris - Drop Down
Pitbull ft. Akon - Mr. Right Now

93. Omen
XV ft. Vado, Cyhi Da Prynce and Erin Christine - All For Me

94. Hallway Productionz
WC - That's What I'm Talking About
WC ft. Ice Cube & Malay - You Know Me

95. Havoc
Mobb Deep ft. Nas - Get It Forever

96. Jay Electronica
Mobb Deep - Call of Duty (Modern Warfare)

97. The Underdogs (Harvey Mason & Damon Thomas)
Chris Brown - Up 2 You
Mary J. Blige - Living Proof

98. Brandon "Bam" Alexander
Tyrese - Stay

99. Jake One
Snoop Dogg ft. Pilot - Gangbang Rookie
Snoop Dogg ft. Bootsy Collins - Toyz N Da Hood
Undergods (Keith Murray & Cannibus) - Undergods Roll

100. 1500 or Nothin'
The Game ft. Lil Wayne & Tyler, The Creator - Martians vs Goblins

(main photo courtesy of Sonic Scoop)

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