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[ The Producer’s Corner ] Apollo Brown “Skilled Trade”

“Skilled Trade” is Apollo Brown‘s very first Beat Album that’s been floating around. It was originally self-released in 2007 with unfinished and unpolished beats from the early-mid 2000s.  Regardless, sometimes those early rough cuts are where it’s at.  We’ve bumping it around the office for a few years now and never tire of it, so we…

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[ The Distribution ] Ugly Heroes “Me” (Prod. Apollo Brown)

The introspective track asks, “Who’s keeping me from the top?  It’s Me.  What keeps me punching the clock?  It’s Me…  In the end I have to face Me.” Ugly Heroes continues to connect with listeners through their self-titled debut album.  As they begin booking their fall and winter tour schedule, Apollo Brown and company wanted to drop one of…

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[ The Distribution ] Ugly Heroes “Ugly” ft. DJ Eclipse (prod by Apollo Brown)

Ugly Heroes releases bonus track to announce release of their self-titled album. Detroit’s most consistent producer, Apollo Brown, comes through with his trademark sound – brassy horn chops, vinyl crackle, and layered drums that knock just right. Definitely turn this one up and let Apollo’s production bump at it’s head-nodding, face scrunching best. Red Pill…

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[The Distribution] Apollo Brown & Guilty Simpson “Parkour”

Motor City brothers Apollo Brown and Guilty Simpson have wasted no time pounding the pavement for Dice Game. In the past few weeks Apollo has toured Australia and New Zealand while Guilty did a lean and mean west coast run that spanned Los Angeles to Seattle before hitting the NBC/Universal lot to be on Carson…

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