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According To The Numbers... The Top 5 Hip Hop Producers

The role of producers in creating and shaping the sound of today's music cannot be overstated. Hip hop has always been a genre that thrives on innovation & creativity. Over the last five years, record producers have continued to push the boundaries of what is possible in the genre, cultivating some of the biggest hit songs of the decade. Let's check out the five most popular hip hop producers over the last five years, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).


1. Metro Boomin




Metro is undoubtedly one of the most influential producers of the last decade. His unique sound and style have helped to shape the sound of hip hop music over the years. Collaborating with some of the biggest names in the industry, such as Drake, Future, and Travis Scott, have resulted in some of the biggest hits of the decade. Metro has been awarded several platinum and multi-platinum certifications for his work, including for his albums "Not All Heroes Wear Capes" and "Savage Mode II." We honestly don't see him slowing down anytime soon.


2. Mike Will Made It



Mike Will Made It is another producer who has had a major impact on the sound of hip hop music over the last five years. Producing songs for some of the biggest names in the industry, such as Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, and Beyoncé, have resulted in some critically acclaimed. Mike Will Made It has been awarded several multi-platinum certifications from the RIAA for his work, including for his album "Ransom 2."



3. DJ Mustard



DJ Mustard is one of the most successful and popular producers of the last five years. His unique sound, which blends hip hop with electronic and dance music, has helped to shape the sound of hip hop music over the last few years. Making hits for artists like YG, Ty Dolla $ign, and Big Sean have resulted in several platinum and multi-platinum certifications from the RIAA for his work. Keep it up Fam!


4. Pharrell Williams



Pharrell Williams is one of the most talented and versatile producers of the last few decades. This OG's ability to blend different genres of music and create unique sounds has made him one of the most sought-after producers in the industry. His collaborations with artists like Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, and Justin Timberlake have resulted in some of the biggest hits of the decade, gaining him several platinum and multi-platinum certifications from the RIAA for his work, and every reason in the world to be "HAPPY".



5. Hit-Boy



Hit-Boy is another producer who has had a major impact on today's sound of hip hop music. Making beats for artists like Jay-Z, Travis Scott and even Kanye West have resulted in some pretty big songs over the last few years. Hit-Boy has been awarded several platinum and multi-platinum certifications from the RIAA for his work, including for his albums "The Chauncey Hollis Project" and "Zoomin'."


Have you been inspired by any of the producers on this list? Drop a comment & give them their flowers.


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