There's an ongoing trend in hip hop these days that draws more and more audience attention to the producers behind some of our favorite tracks. In some cases, even more so than the artists themselves. These youngsters are churning out some of rap's biggest tunes and are slowly but surely gaining notoriety. We here at BroBible feel responsible to keep our readership informed, so here's a list of the Top 25 Current Hip Hop producers who are absolutely crushing it. From Wiz Khalifa's go-to producers like Cardo and Sledgren, to rap's wild card, Harry Fraud, these producers seem to be taking the rapper spotlight in 2013.
One of Taylor Gang's in house producer, Cardo is most known for his vintage production style that resembles DJ Quik's OG style of music. Bouncy rhythms and classic synths are staples in his work.
Notable song: Wiz Khalifa – Brainstorm (prod. Cardo)
Another TGOD producer, Sledgren is most known for working with Khalifa, helping him build his own sound for about 10 years. His work on 'Kush & Orange Juice' catapulted him to producer fame.
Notable song: Chevy Woods – Homerun f. Wiz Khalifa (prod. Sledgren)
One of Chicago's most valuable producers, Young Chop has championed this new Chi-town sound while producing for Lil' Reese, Pusha-T, and most notably, Chief Keef.
Notable song: Pusha T – Blocka (prod. Young Chop)
Although Lex isn't brand new to the game, his consistent productions have been featured on tracks for Rick Ross, Waka Flaka, Gucci Mane, Curren$y and many more.
Notable song: Curren$y – Choosin' (Feat. Wiz Khalifa & Rick Ross) (Prod. Lex Luger)
The in house Maybach Music Group producer has done work his entire label and is known for his bass heavy, trunk rattler beats that are sure to get you 'turnt up’.
Notable song: Wale - Bag of Money f. Rick Ross, Meek Mill and T-Pain (prod. Beat Billionaire)
In the new age of hip-hop, rappers are beginning to produce their own work. Mississippi's own Big KRIT is an icon of the rapper / producer theme as the majority of his mix tapes and full length albums have been self produced.
Notable song: Wiz Khalifa – Glass House f. Curren$y and Big K.R.I.T. (prod. Big K.R.I.T.)
New to the production game, Kid Cudi has proven himself relative by self producing his entire latest album, Indicud. Comparing it to his own version of Dr Dre's The Chronic 2001, Cudi plays many parts on the album from producer, to vocalist, to guest feature while his beats shine.
Notable song: Kid Cudi – Brothers f. King Chip and A$AP Rocky (prod. Kid Cudi)