INSANE KILLA KANE
EHMP: Introduce Yourself to every body.
IKK: My name is Insane Killa Kane, I’m a producer/Beat Maker from Jackson Heights, Queens, New York.
EHMP: When did you start producing?
IKK: In 2000.
EHMP: 14 years, that’s what’s up.Who inspired you to want to produce?
IKK: In the 80s, I fell in love with hip hop music, listening to Mr Magic’s Rap Attack (Radio show that used to play on a famous mainstream radio station in NYC). I was inspired by all the greats: From The Sugarhill Gang to Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac. Even The Rapping Duke, (DaHa) and Run DMC, Rakim, Big Pun, Jay Z, Nas, and the list goes on.
EHMP: What other producers inspired you?
IKK: Spank Machavelli, DJ Premiere, Pete Rock, Dr. Dre, Timbaland, And Alchemist.
EHMP: How would you describe your beats? Are they just hip hop?
IKK: My beats are multi-genre, unique, some of them I used samples, some I compose myself. I use every genre of music, from hip hop, r and b, to pop and house music. My beats cover all cultures, all music.
EHMP: Who have you worked with so far?
IKK: I’ve worked with Royal Flush, and G.O.D. (Infamous Mobb). I also have credits for a few upcoming artists, like E.N.Y. The Artist, Antman, Solomon, Sean Strange… to name a few.
EHMP: Congratulations on winning the First Beat Battle for the 2014 Elegant Hoodness Musical Program Tour, and the Nomination for Best Emerging Producer for The 9th Annual EHMP Hip Hop Achievement Awards, next year.
IKK: I’m thankful, and honored.
EHMP: We look forward to hearing more great things from you as the year progresses. Good luck! #Salute:
IKK: Thanks. #Salute!
You can keep up with this beat beast by following him on FB @ InsanKillaKane and @ Insanebeats
Instagram, and Twitter.
or contact him @: Insanekillakane@gmail.com
WRITTEN BY MARGO NORMAN
COURTESY OF “ELEGANT HOODNESS MUSICAL PROGRAM 2014”