At what age did PDiddy become producer of A R records?
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Putting the Music Together?
The job of the music producer is one of the least well-defined jobs in the music industry. However, producers can achieve unprecedented levels of fame and success, as well as money, when it is not really clear exactly what they do in the musical process. Before the age of hip-hop, a music producer would usually be a musician himself. The producer would often play on the records with the artists, and fill in the remainder of the record's parts with studio musicians. However, even then it was much more important that the producer be able to locate the correct musicians to fill in the record than it ever was for him to be a musician himself. However, as a matter of pride, the producer usually had to share the appointment of being an actual musician for other musicians to have the respect to play on his records. As hip-hop gradually became an important part of pop music, the role of the producer became much less musical on the records. Many of the records and hip-hop were created by simply sampling other records, so there was really no place for the producer to actually produce any music. It was during this time that the role of the producer became much more financially oriented, and the main role of the music producer was to make sure that all of the funds were in place to create and finish the record. Many other musical disciplines followed after hip-hop, with a new crop of producers coming up who were basically financiers and salesman rather than musicians. There is really no school to attend to become a music producer you simply have to become a part of making a record successful after it is finished. If you have enough of a track record, you can be paid to make records ahead of time by one of the major record companies. Otherwise, you will usually have to find your own funding and pay for your own studio time and musicians before you present your final product to a record label, who will then distribute it to the public.