What is the NBA 2K Producer Series?

The NBA 2K Producer Series is a global invitation for artists around the world to submit their best rhymes using music production from some of the leading producers in music. Artists can visit the landing page to download their preferred beat from any of the four producers and upload their track to Twitter, Instagram or TikTok using the #NBA2KProducerSeries hashtag.

Standout submissions hand-picked by each producer will be highlighted every two weeks on the NBA 2K social channels

How can I submit my song to be considered for the NBA 2K Producer Series?

Artists can submit their entries using the #NBA2KProducerSeries hashtag on TikTok, Instagram and Twitter and tagging @NBA2K. We’ll be selecting some of our favorites alongside each producer to highlight on NBA 2K’s social media platforms.

Will I be considered for a chance to be included in the NBA 2K soundtrack?

2K may consider submissions for future NBA 2K Soundtrack inclusion.

Can I be signed by any of these producers?

The NBA 2K Producer Series’ goal is to highlight untapped, unheard talent using beats from the most notable producers in music. Submissions will only be considered for highlighting talent across the NBA 2K social platforms. 

Will NBA 2K or any of the producers own the content I submit with the hashtag #NBA2KProducer Series?

NBA2K and producers will not own your vocal contribution (i.e., your bars) to the submitted content. 

Can I use any of the provided beats for my own music projects?

Beats provided for the NBA 2K Producer series are solely for the use for any submissions to be considered as a standout submission. The beats are solely owned by the producers and may not be used for any other purpose.

Do submissions need to be clean to be considered?

All submissions to the NBA 2K Producer Series will be required to be clean, in this case, free of explicit of references to profanity, sex, violence, racial epithets, gambling, alcohol or drug use.

Is this only open to English speaking artists?

Submissions are welcome from all permissible territories globally in English to be considered.

Who is Big Duke?

  • Big Duke is a Los Angeles based hip-hop producer by way of Ohio, who’s been carving his name amongst the greats since 2007. With a deep portfolio of work that includes some of the most iconic figures in music, Duke’s credits are music chart-certified and globally recognized. His unique approach is the byproduct of soulful sounds, mixed in with deep, banging drums and hypnotizing melodies

Who is John G?

  • Haitian-born, Canada-based producer JohnG music sets itself apart from modern day hip-hop by mixing old-school energy with new-school flavor. With multi-platinum credits that span across chart-topping genres, JohnG has cemented himself as a hip-hop mainstay with the versatility to create big tunes with almost any artist.

Who is Kosine?

  • Marcos Palacios aka Kosine, is a 9x music nominated, multi-platinum producer, songwriter and creative savant whose talents have made a home in music and television. The Chicago born-and-raised producer’s work spans across multiple genres with globally recognized chart-topping artists

Who is BoogzDaBeast?

  • From Chicago, By Chicago, Boogz’s Windy City roots have sprouted across multi-genre, platinum and award-winning chart-topping hits. Not to be confined by his undeniable resume within hip-hop/rap, he credits his left of center approach when crafting his unique sounds that have permeated the airwaves for over 18 years. 

Who is Bizness Boi?

  • Andre "Bizness Boi" Robertson is helping redefine the sound of R&B/Hip-Hop. The Milwaukee-bred, LA-based producer has become a go-to for taking classic influences across R&B/Hip-Hop and elevating them for the modern era. Some of Bizness Boi's most notable work includes the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 single “Forever” by Lil Baby ft. Friday, and the platinum-selling single “Believe It” by PARTYNEXTDOOR & Rihanna. Additionally, he’s produced "Kick It" off Lil Nas X's debut album '7,' which was a Grammy-nominated Album of The Year, Dreamville's 'Oh Wow...Swerve,' from the Grammy-nominated Best Rap Album ‘ROTD 3’ and more.