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Meet Clayton William of OnDaBeat Music / Empire Recordings in Burbank

Today we’d like to introduce you to Clayton William.

Clayton William – Music Producer, Engineer, Dj & Remixer. Founder of OnDaBeat Music, his production label, and now working with Empire Recordings based out of San Francisco, CA. Clayton is also a partner in Dubs Room Studio in Burbank, CA.

Clayton has had multiple songs and remixes that hit radio across the west coast over the past several years and in 2015 moved to North Hollywood, CA to further his music career and network.

Top of 2019 Clayton William had his first song hit the Billboard Rythmic chart with a release on Empire called “Whistle” by John Hart ft. Too Short. Clayton also worked on E40’s new Album “Practice Makes Paper”, and also has a new remix with Dj Triple XL out on 300Ent “Overdose” Agnez Mo ft Chris Brown & Juicy J (TSD remix). Clayton William’s most recent release is with dancehall superstars, Blacka Di Danca & Walshy Fire of Major Lazer called #DiSauce, Distributed via Empire.

Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
Clayton has gone through high highs and low lows. The lows has taught Clayton the importance if learning the business of music.

From bad managers negotiating bad deals to losing records deals, publishing advancements, and almost quitting music. Clayton has learned a lot of life lessons in the music industry and has gotten to learn about all aspects of the industry and the different positions on a team that it takes for an artist to be successful.

“Team work makes the dream work” is Clayton’s motto for 2020, because no one can be successful in the music industry without a solid team.

OnDaBeat Music / Empire Recordings – what should we know? What do you do best? What sets you apart from the competition?
Clayton William the founder of OnDaBeat Music which is a music production label & studio based out of Burbank, CA… Recently Clayton has been brought on as a Producer/Engineer at Empire Recordings…

“I am extremely proud of the team that I work with. Ghazi, the Ceo of Empire is a visionary and a music industry innovator. “Empire is the Tesla of Music”! Nima, our VP is a music business genius and Tina Davis, Empire’s head A&R is an industry legend!”

“I am thankful to be working around such amazing people who all want to win at the high lest level,” says Clayton.

Currently, Clayton is one of the main Producer/Engineers working out of Empire’s flagship studio in San Francisco.

What moment in your career do you look back most fondly on?
My childhood dream at 16 was to work with my idols like E40, Too Short & Mc Hammer and now after 12+ years in the music business, my idols have become friends and associates.

Some of my career highlights:
In 2016 produced a song for Justin Bieber, it didn’t make his album, but he leaked it on his IG and it was my introduction to Los Angeles.

“Whistle” ft Too Short (Prod by Clayton William) hit Billboard Rythmic chart #33 in January of 2019.

In April of 2019, Clayton William & Dj Triple XL Produce a remix for Agnez Mo ft Chris Brown & Juicy J #Overdose (TSD Remix) out now on 300ent with Over 2+ million streams.

Work with favorite rapper E40, Clayton William produces track #2 #GOAt ft Milla on E40’s 2019 album “Practice Makes Paper.”

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