RE-OPENING + LD AFTERPARTY W LEX LUGER
La Gare 27
Our station has been closed for a short period, but Saturday the 3rd of september we’re back like we never left. Not only are we re-opening after a short summer break, we’re also hosting Laundry Day’s GUILTY PLEASURE afterparty at LG27.
Lex Luger (Usa)
Lexus Lewis (born March 6, 1991) better known by his stagename Lex Luger, is an American record producer from Suffolk, Virginia. Got started playing the drums and learned about beats, measurements and bars. Then he started working with turntables. Music Generator was a game for Playstation 2, and he would make beats on it. He would then move to a PC based program and would get a used MPC 2000 drum machine from his uncle.
His friend “Black” then introduced him to Fruity Loops, the music production software. The first beat he heard that he made on the radio was the instrumental to Waka Flocka’s “Hard in the Paint”. He was in Atlanta and just happened to have the radio loud enough to hear the beginning of the song. Also while in Atlanta, he got a phone call from Kanye West. He did not even realize who he was talking to for about 30 minutes.
Once realizing who it was, Lex was excited and agreed to fly to New York to work with Kanye. He played him many different beats and was surprised that Kanye liked certain ones. He would eventually leave Kanye with 8 beats, one of them being the beat for the single “HAM”. Lex would call the beat a “movie”, stating how Kanye added a lot of other pieces to the song that made it what it is.
He has produced tracks on Rick Ross’s Teflon Don, Waka Flocka Flame’s Flockaveli (which he produced 11 of the 17 songs), Slim Thug’s Tha Thug Show and Kanye West’s and Jay-Z’s Watch The Throne. He is noted for using impossible-to-play drum-machine programming that utilizes the sounds of a Roland TR-808 in a fashion for which the original machine was never designed.
He records for Mizay Entertainment. One of the reasons Flockaveli was given decent reviews was because of Luger’s production. Luger has also worked with artists such as Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Soulja Boy, Snoop Dogg & Tyga.
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