Jay-Z has helped put on a LOT of producers. Very few can say they helped put him on. Ski Beatz is one of them…

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The latest installment of our Producer Series is dedicated to the music of the legendary Ski Beatz. If you like Reasonable Doubt-era Jay-Z and Curren$y’s Pilot Talk series, this one is for you. Ski Beatz was one of the primary sonic architects of all those projects. He also did one of the best posse cuts EVER (with Fat Joe (click here for a playlist of some of the best posse cuts of all time), as well as Camp Lo’s biggest hit (you know the one). You’ll hear lots of Jay and Spitta with a little Camp Lo, Fat Joe and Talib Kweli sprinkled in between. Just press play, sit back and soon you’ll be Feelin’ It…