Reggie Haith is the founder and owner of Genesis7 Productions, LLC – a company devoted to curating original beats and music in the HipHop, Neo-Soul, RnB, and Contemporary Gospel tradition. Reggie has over 20 years’ experience in music as performer, DJ, composer, and producer. Haith, who is a native of Chicago and holds a degree in General Engineering, has been hired to produce original music and beats for a diverse range of industry services, including:
– Commercial Advertisement – Converse Shoe Commercial – 2014
– Feature Film – Christopher Nolen’s “Four Seasons Movie” (Best Director Award – Urban HipHop Magazine) – 2012
– Reggae & Soul Artists – Sarah K. and Tony Anthony (Canadian Juno Nominee) – 2011 HipHop & Neo-Soul Artists – Monique-Danielle, K-Sera, Verbal D, John Jay, Ty Maduro, Baby Juice, Saffire’d Soul, Tonia Marie, Soh Mehni, Quote, Profess, and many more!
Through the years I’ve paid special attention to beatmakers who create their own style and sound and contribute significantly to the beatmaking tradition. Such is the case with Reggie Haith on both fronts. Reggie creates his own signature style and sound that includes a soul-sample-based foundation, flanked by a distinct snare sound and slightly off-beat drum shuffle, and often underscored with wide, elongated bass-stabs.
However Reggie can produce just about any kind of beat. His loop style can swing hard, never be off beat or too tight. The key factor is that Reggie never forces a beat; he does only what he feels the beat needs. Quick-chops of music snippets arranged in tightly wound rhythms. Straightforward loops with cuts, scratches, minor drum fills and percussion over the top, these are all elements of Reggie Haith’s diverse style and sound.
There’s a timeless mix-sound component to Reggie Haith’s beats. They sound honest, like baked goods at the local whole-in-the-wall baker that everybody stands on line for, not the mass-produced chain brand that’s always missing that unique flavor.
Bottom line: Reggie Haith can flip several different styles and sounds, and he’s at his best when he hangs close to his neo-soul roots. His recent beats reflect that sensibility. However, whether you want your style to be sample-based, non-sample-based, or hybrid, Boom Bap, Soul, RnB, Neo-Soul, or an eclectic mix of different styles, Reggie can carve out your signature sound.
If you’ve got your pen and paper ready, but need that jaw-dropping beat, check out Reggie’s catalog over at Genesis 7 Productions LLC at the following links: