My name is Robert Fleming A.K.A. "TOPNOTCH". I've been making music and beats for about 15 or so years now, but only got really truly serious when I turned 45. Sometimes people ask what took you soooo long and I always answer them by saying "life" and "family". And proud to say so. I consider myself more a "music maker" than a "beat maker". I played piano when I was a little kid and tried copying music I heard on the radio. Later on, I fell in love with hip-hop and all the culture with it (graffitti/breakdancing/DJing/rapping). I always say I grew up on New York hip-hop and alotta my beats sometimes display that. I have my own style and make more than just rap music (film,tv, techno,etc) but when people ask who I make beats like I say I'm a gumbo of different producers (DR.DRE, KANYE WEST, JUST BLAZE, ZAYTOVEN--just to name a few).
Music gives me a sense of joy and happiness. It helps me have good vibes in my lfe.
TO BE A MUSIC PRODUCER FOR ANYONE WHO FEELS THE VIBE OF MY MUSIC.
PRINCE, JAY Z, EMINIM, RUN DMC, DJ KHALED
HEARING HOW DIFFERENT SOUNDS CAN BE PUT TOGETHER.
THAT MY MUSIC IS MOTIVATING
TELL MUSICIANS THAT IT TAKES HARD WORK.
IT LOOKS PROMISING.
NOT ENOUGH FEEDBACK OF MY BEATS.
YES. BY LISTENING TO LOCAL RAPPERS AND JOINING LOCAL FACEBOOK GROUPS.
GOOD AND PROFESSIONAL SOUNDING MUSIC.