Spin To Spit: 6 Hit Hip-Hop Producers Turned Rappers

From blending filtered bass lines that complement minimal, soulful melodies, and hard drums, hip-hop beat making has evolved into a contemporary art form over the years. However, making the transition from being a symphonic grime-producing maestro to a rap artist with an equally exemplary skill set of rhymes is a tough act to follow up to, but not impossible. 2013 has seen a new breed of promising producers showcasing their hidden gift of the gab to the forefront. VIBE has compiled a list of 6 nu-age beat smiths turned rappers, that are ones to watch, leading into the New Year.