This story is part of our new Hip-Hop: ’73 Till Infinity series, a celebration of the genre’s 50th anniversary.
Producers are just as (if not more) important than MCs on a track. As much as fans care about the lyrics, they also care just as much about the production. Many of the producers on this list are responsible for some of the most iconic and legendary tracks in hip-hop, but there’s always that one beat they‘ll be remembered for. Here are those beats.