Careers in Hip Hop Audio Engineering Start Here

Lil Wayne, Akon, Jay-Z, Eminem, Wu-Tang Clan, Beastie Boys, Snoop Dogg, Missy Elliot, Outkast, Cypress Hill, De La Soul. Recording artists and bands such as these have been foundational in creating and transforming the Hip Hop music scene.

Whether you’re a hip hop artist, or want to be a music producer like Diddy, Dr Dre, Timbaland, one thing is without question: you need to know the ins and outs of a real recording studio. Recording Connection teaches you the smart way, the fast way, the right way: through one-on-one tutoring from a professional music producer or audio engineer who is connected with major players in the hip hop music scene. We have thousands of active Recording Connection mentors working as industry professionals in real recording studios across the globe, which means we will place you for personal instruction inside a studio near where you live. Your recording mentor is a real-life audio engineer or music producer who will show you everything you need to know about proper recording and mix-down techniques. You will also learn about Pro Tools and Reason, as well as MIDI devices, and you’ll even get your own copy of Pro Tools, at no additional charge.

Learn how the music business REALLY works, from someone who really knows! Everything you need is included in one low tuition price. Check out our complete curriculum to see what you will be learning during our hands-on mentor/extern program.

Think this can’t happen? So did Preston Boebel when he first came across our website. He checked us out, signed up for our recording course, and today he’s the chief engineer at Clear Lake Audio in Hollywood, California. You can check out his success story here.

We have been offering our Hip Hop Recording Connection Program since the mid ’80s, and we’re constantly refining our curriculum to reflect both the current trends in Hip Hop and the changes in digital technology that occur frequently. Our program works because it puts you in real world situations, in a real recording studio, offering you hands-on experience with all the technology currently available. Best of all, you will be trained by an experienced, working professional who really knows the music business. By showing up to the studio, you will be exposed, on an almost daily basis, to other music professionals who are in the studio working on their own projects. Thus, not only will you will gain hands-on experience and practical working knowledge while you take our course, but you’ll also put yourself in a perfect position to start a career in music upon graduation. Also, be sure to talk with your admissions counselor about how Recording Connection Audio Institute can help you to work on your own Hip Hop music as you take our structured course curriculum in a real-life recording studio. We are the only recording school that gives you time in a real recording studio to work on your own projects as you go to school.


Get your music production certification and build your music production and audio engineering skills by learning with an industry professional near you.