50 Canadians Who Shaped Hip-Hop: OVO, XO, and the 2010s

8. Murda Beatz

Murda Beatz’s career jump-started thanks to a key beat placement from Migos. He immediately turned the right heads, securing production credits for 2 Chainz, Nicki Minaj, Travis Scott, and many more. Murda’s prominence didn’t stop him from producing for his fellow Canadians as well. He made beats for Prima Boys, Smoke Dawg, and Partynextdoor among others, showing he’s never far from his home country. As the sounds of the 2010s evolved into the 2020s, Murda Beatz was there to evolve as well, and he’s as in-demand as ever.