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Hi!  I'm Lee.  Welcome to my blog.  Here we talk music: news, reviews, interviews, tips, tutorials and more.  I'm also working on the upcoming podcast  Influenced  as a guest, writer and researcher alongside music aficionado Mark Williams and friends.  Watch this space! I have been a lover of music for as long as I can remember, an amateur lyricist for 25 years, a music writer for 15 years and a hobbyist musician and blogger for almost 10 years. My tastes range from jazz to house to hip hop and I love helping artists from all genres develop their sound. My music, videos, reviews and interviews have been featured in a variety of magazines and websites, including: B-Boy Tech Report Gimme That Beat Humanhuman Audio Skills Dream House Beats Where Did the Road Go Beat Tape Co-Op Push Power Promo Drum Magazine You can find my music on Bandcamp: Monkey Mind Sounds AKA LeeTNB And you can find me on Facebook: The New Beatmaker page Lee's personal page

J. Rizzle Talks PC Hardware, Software Favourites, Scarface and More

INTERVIEW: DJ and Gimme That Beat founder J. Rizzle answers quick-fire questions on the best of 2015

Around this time last year The New Beatmaker called J. Rizzle 'one of the most hardworking men in the game, J. Rizzle is a writer, DJ and music, sneaker and cap connoisseur to boot!  He is clearly a man who has learned the secret of how to not need sleep.'

Well...he still hasn't told me his secret!

His output CONTINUES to include the instrumental / beats focused blog Gimmie That Beat, the DJ-Centred Check Deez, and 'KIX & LIDZ', dedicated to his love of sneakers and caps.  I don't know how he does it all.

J. Rizzle: DJ, Writer, Music, sneaker and cap connoisseur.
Welcome back to J. Rizzle, here's what he had to say about last year:

Favourite hardware: 'MSI's Z170A SLI Plus.'

Favourite software: 'Trend Micro Titanium.' 

Favourite freeware:  'ClipConverter.cc.'

Favourite song: 'Big Sean "IDFWU."'

Favourite music video: 'Puff Daddy & The Family ft. Pharrell "Finna Get Loose."'



Favourite album: 'Scarface  "Deeply Rooted."'

Favourite musician, producer or beatmaker: 'Apollo Brown.'

Favourite app, blog or website: 'OkayPlayer.



Highlight: When the mix I did "Forty04" reached over 3000+ plays on Audiomack.

Low point: 'Burnt a perfectly good Supreme thin Crust pizza, when it was the last thing left in the freezer, lol.'

Music based New Year resolution: 'I will expand my musical taste by making mixes in other genres of music.' 
 
Good stuff J!

Many thanks for checking in and all the best for the year.
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