Today, we are highlighting Platinum Producer, John Lam. John Lam is from St. Petersburg/Tampa, Florida. He has produced on the last three Lil Durk solo albums. John has worked with many artists and looking forward to working with more to create something great.
Q: How did you get your producer name?
A: I decided to go by my real name because none of the alias I came up with sounded right.
Q: What was your first record placement?
A: Lil Durk - Street Affection and Lil Durk - 248 on his album Just Cause Y'all Waited 2.
Q: What is the biggest lesson you learned while working in the music industry?
A: Be patient and stay down.
Q: What inspired your name?
A: People always called me by my first and last name together growing up so I decided to go with it.
Q: What is your favorite record you placed and why?
A: Lil Durk - "Redman" because it was one of the first big placements I got to see performed live in front of a crowd. It was crazy hearing people I don't know sing the words to the song.
Q: Where are you from, and how did it mold you into the person you are today?
A: I'm from St. Petersburg, FL. I grew up around a lot of humble hardworking people and that has helped me with becoming the person I am today and the person I will become.
Q: What is your favorite DAW and your favorite plug-in to use? Why?
A: Fl studio. Favorite plug-ins would have to be the Roland SRX collection because it has a variety of real orchestral sounds
Q: What makes you a hot producer?
A: I feel like I have an ear for something different and can provide a different perspective to music.