""WE MADE WHAT YOU IN MY OPINION CAN PUT UP AGAINST ANYTHING THAT CAME OUT IN THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS AND IT CAN HOLD IT’S OWN"
"Ras Beats has put out an exemplary New York underground record. If you love classic beats and throwbacks to the golden era, this album is a must."
"Control You Own", hearkens back to the halcyon days of New York boom bap without feeling dated"
- Read entire Uproxx.com review HERE
"Roc Marciano on the mic? Might have to step up when it comes to a beat. No pressure or anything. Not that Ras Beats is fazed, delivering, as he does, an armour-plated bit of boom-bap"
- Read entire Monkeyboxing.com review HERE
"To truly experience the diverse sounds of Hip Hop music you need a super producer who lives the culture. Ras Beats is the behind the boards wizard who crafts incredible soundscapes"
-Read entire Insomniac review HERE
"“Control Your Own” is a strong outing from Ras Beats, a gifted producer who clearly wants to add on to the legacy of traditional New York boom-bap rather than simply trying to recreate what has come before him"
- Read entire Oldtothenew.wordpress.com review HERE
"Laying on a range of gritty boom bap beats Ras gets off to a strong start with the atmospheric Roc Marciano assisted "Wit No Pressure"
- Read the entire BlatantlyBlunt.com review HERE
"I love that Ras Beats is making New York boom-bap this desiccated and burnt-out"
- Read entire Stereogum.com review HERE
"This is a no-frills/ no-holds barred showcase of dope beats & lyricism designed to remind listeners of a time when the only thing that mattered were skills & authenticity."
- Read entire InsomiacMagazine.com HERE
"Ras Beats echoes the sounds an bars from the finest emcees from of the roughest boroughs of New York City in his new album Control Your Own"
- Read the entire Tonystories.com HERE
"RAS BEATS HAS SLOWLY BEEN making a name for himself as a go-to-producer"
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"Personally, the highlight for me was the album. It’s the biggest piece of work that I put together myself, and I took my time with it.
- Read the entire AboveAverageHipHop.com Interview HERE
"I wanted to take my time with it, made sure it had everything I felt the album needed for me to make my point and show my ability as a producer of albums and just giving you a full album with everything the listener need"
Read the entire DopeCauseWeSaid.com interview HERE
"At the same time I wanna add on to that sound, that’s the reason behind us labeling the album as “The New Sound Of New York”, being true to the tradition but building on it"
- Read the entire StopTheBreaks.com interview HERE
"Control Your Own, the title, It came from a real life conversation. It’s controlling the music. How you want it to sound"
- Read the entire AboveAverageHipHop.com interview HERE
"“You gotta control your own,” and when I said that I thought that should be the name of the album. When it comes to the album it’s in reference to this album being independent and making sure you control your own music, the sound of it, and the integrity of your music."
- Read the entire TheRealhip-hop.com interview HERE
"Worldwyde Recordings definitely goes back to "controlling your own" again. I had a couple of situations where some labels were interested, but in the end I just decided that the best situation was for me to do it myself."
- Read the entire Tonemvmt.com interview HERE