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Go Behind the Scenes With Hip Hop Producer !llmind's Smokey Robotic

"[We've made] 500 songs in three years," !Illmind tells Fuse. "It's just us getting our chops up"

New Jersey hip hop producer !llmind has worked with music heavyweights including Kanye West, Erykah Badu and 50 Cent. Today, a lot of his creativity is focused on his own band, Smokey Robotic.

Fuse's Esteban Serrano spent some time with Smokey Robotic at New York's Sound Association studio, and we got to see where all the magic happens. !llmind also opened up about how he stays ambitious after a decade in the business.

"You know, Kanye said [on The College Dropout song 'Spaceship'], 'Five beats a day for three summers.' [We've made] 500 songs in three years," !llmind says of Smokey Robotic. "But it's still gonna go. Every song we do, it's like a trainer, a boxing trainer. And we may make a hit, who knows? It's just us getting our chops up."

See Smokey Robotic get to work in the studio in the video above. And check out their latest, Musium, on iTunes now.

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