Wordlyfe: You've helped produce some great records (name a few), which was your favorite to make?
DJ Nasty: Lil Wayne "I'm Me"
Ludacris featuring Young Jeezy "Grew Up A Screw Up
Plies featuring Keyshia Cole and J. Holiday "#1 Fan"
DJ Khaled featuring Chris Brown, Ne-Yo and Keyshia Cole "Legendary"
Smiles & Southstar "Tell Me"
Ludacris "Southern Fried"
The list goes on and on. Those are a few records that are special to me...
But our (Nasty Beatmakers) favorite song we've made has to be DJ Khaled featuring Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross and Ludacris "All I Do Is Win"
I mean it's a no-brainer. To me this song is never going to go away. It's what we call "Stadium Music"... You hear it at every game, all the clubs across the country, it's just sooo full of energy... You can't go wrong if you play this song anywhere!
And we had a lot of fun making this record in the studio!! It's always fun when u with T-Pain & Khaled in the studio vibing out. We've worked with Ludacris & Rick Ross plenty of times. They're like family to us. We go way back. It was our first time working with Snoop and he showed us Mad Love!!
WL: Of all the artists you've sat down with in the studio, who was your favorite to work with?
N: I would have to say Ludacris and DJ Khaled
DJ Khaled really knows how to bring the best work out of us and inspire us! You know he gives you the motivational talk every time you're in the studio with him...
And Ludacris is very hands-on when it comes to creating his music. He sits down with us and tell us exactly what he's looking for.
WL: Any interesting studio stories?
N: When we were mixing All I Do Is Win in the studio..... I got so HYPED & EXCITED about the record that i took off my shirt while we were mixing the record and jumped on top of the table in the middle of the studio and damn near started Harlem shaking! I guess I caught the Holy Ghost lol
WL: What are your top 5 songs on your iPod right now?
N: Meek Mill "Dreams and Nightmares"
Lil Reese featuring Drake and Rick Ross "US"
Swedish House Mafia Featuring John Martin "Don't You Worry"
Lil Wayne featuring 2 Chainz "Rich As Fuck"
Ace Hood featuring Rick Ross and Future "Bugatti"
WL: Who are some of your favorite DJs to listen to?
N: My all-time favorite DJ would be DJ Jazzy Jeff on the technical side! Party wise I would have to go with DJ Kid Capri! But I grew up listening to many different DJs from Tony Touch, DJ Magic Mike, DJ Miz, Marley Marl, Pete Rock, and DJ Premier. I learned something from all of them.
WL: What's one place in the world that you would love to play that you haven't played already?
N: Dubai because it's a new city and everybody says it's amazing! I'll be over there soon!
WL: What's your favorite city to play at and why?
N: South Africa because they appreciate hip-hop and go crazy when they hear it! And it feels like you're back home in the states, plus friendly people!
WL: Finally, when you think "DJcity", what comes to mind?
N: Organized & user-friendly. I love going to the site because it's easy to find music and navigate through the pool with no problems... Shout to Byze One for putting me onto it!
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