Meet Harris, most people know him as 808Spinz. Spinz is a 19 year old producer from
Charlottesville, Virginia but grew up in Tucson, Arizona. Spinz has only been making beats for about 5-6 years. He specializes in production and takes passion in creating songs directly with artists. 808Spinz has his fair share of placements, but his love lies in executively producing and watching songs go from one shots to mixed, mastered, and radio ready. We got to connect with 808Spinz & ask him some questions about his come up!
What Made You Get Into Music?
“I’ve always had a passion for music. When I was young my father introduced me to
Eminem, Snoop, and Dre. I fell in love with hip hop instantly. I never learned how to play an instrument, but started making beats in high school. My audio teacher/mentor pushed me to learn new things and let me stay to use the school studio almost every night from 4 to 9. I wouldn’t be on the path I’m on now without him and am forever grateful.”
How Is It Doing Business As A Music Producer?
“I have enjoyed the challenges of working with people who are at different stages of their lives. Many people see my work ethic and hustle, and assume that I am much older. Although, sometimes people assume that because I am young, I don’t understand the business, and think they can take advantage of me.”
In 3 Words How Would You Describe You Sound & Why?
“Atlanta, DMV, and Memphis. I have always loved the Atlanta sound and listened to a ton
of Future and Gucci growing up. Zaytoven, Sizzle, and Metro will always be some of my greatest influences.”
Who Are 3 Major Producers You Would Like To Work With In The Future & Why?
“I’d love to work with Zaytoven, TM88, and Twisted Genius. Their sounds have always been influential and stuck out to me.”
What Are Some Things You Have Coming Up In The Near Future?
“I’m currently working on some singles and a project. I’ve released 2 projects so far, but it’s been over 2 years since I’ve dropped my own music. It’s time for me to put something together. Other than that I’ve got 2 upcoming shows in Georgia with my partner BagTalk Zach. I’ve never had the opportunity to host a show so I’m looking forward to those! Also coming out soon is my new line of merch. In the past I’ve done hats, ski masks, and hoodies. I’m currently working on the design for my new shorts and shirts.”
If you would like to stay tapped in with 808Spinz check out his music/social media links all linked below!