Being a good producer as well as an artist "at the same damn time" is a line that very few in the music industry have been able to balance.
Clearly, you have your super human specimens like Kanye West and Dr. Dre who seem to do it flawlessly, but then you have others who just can't seem to find success when they try to step into the other lane.
Breeding Ground alumni and fellow rapper/producer Jon Connor knows all too well about the challenges that face a multi-tasker in the studio.
AllHipHop.com sat down with the Flint, Michigan representer to find out his "Top 5 Rapper/Producers - Dead or Alive." Take it from us, this kid has done his homework and breaks down his Top 5 like a true Hip-Hop scholar. Check the exclusive video below:
Jon Connor is currently on tour with rapper Xzibit. Download his latest mixtape, The People's Rapper, LP as well as his whole catalog of mixtapes here.