Rick Rubin Net worth, money and more

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NET WORTH: $ 250 Million

Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin is a legendary music producer. He has produced tracks for numerous legendary hip hop acts such as Beastie Boys, Run D.M.C., LL Cool J, Eminem and Public Enemy. He has collaborated with various rock acts as well such as Metallica, Aerosmith, AC/DC and Linkin Park. MTV called him the ‘most important producer of the last 20 years’. He has appeared in the Time’s list of 100 Most influential Men.

EARLY LIFE AND CAREER

Rick with Eminem.

Rick with Eminem.

Rick Rubin was born on March 10 1963. He was born in Long Beach, New York. He grew up in Lido Beach. He belonged to a Jewish family. His mother was a housewife and his daddy did shoe business. In his college days, he formed a punk band named ‘Prick’. He was quite unpopular in school among musicians since he merely knew a few guitar chords. He soon developed an interest in Hip Hop and formed the Def Jam records. Rick Rubin initially signed many rap artists and produced a few tracks. He collaborated to Public Enemy in their Hip Hop album. He coaxed the Beastie Boys to change their genre to rap. He was also the part of Run DMC’s breakthrough album. He fused rap with rock. He made Aerosmith collaborate with Run-DMC over the song ‘Walk this way’. The song is said to introduce the Rap Rock genre. He then produced the album ‘Reign in Blood’ for Slayer. In 1987, The Cult released the album ‘Electric’ which was produced by Rick Rubin and remains to be a classic. He wrote and directed the Run DMC starrer movie, Tougher than Leather. Due to a rivalry with the president, Rick Rubin left Def Jam Recordings. He then formed Def American Recordings and signed many heavy metal bands such as Danzig, Master of Reality, and Wolfsbane. He also signed alternative rock acts such as Jesus and the Mary Chain. He continued his affinity with rap by signing acts such as Public Enemy, LL Cool J and Run DMC. Rick Rubin has produced the famous Jay Z track ’99 Problems but a bitch ain’t one’.  He produced an album for Mick Jagger in 1993. In 1995, he produced AC/DC’s ‘Ballbreaker’. In 1996, he produced ‘Donovan’s album ‘Sutra’. He produced an album named ‘Wildflower’ for Tom Petty in 1994. He has executively produced 2 albums for Shakira. In 2008, he produce the Metallica album ‘Death Magnetic’. He even produced the album ’13′ for Black Sabbath. In 2012, he produced the Grammy winning Adele album, 21. The album won the ‘ Album of the year’ award at the Grammy’s. Rubin has won various Grammy awards for his various production’s. Rick Rubin is known for his Stripped down Music. He uses naked vocals and instruments. Dr. Dre once called Rick Rubin ‘as the dopest producer ever’. He’s lets the music come out instead of manufacturing it. He has fused different genres of music and has worked with a variety of artists. His style has come from Rock, funk and Rap. He has been criticized to create a ‘Loudness war’ through his music. This criticism was directed towards his produced albums such as ‘Death Magnetic’, ’13′ and Californication by Red Hot Chili Peppers.

RICHNESS

Rick lives here!

Rick lives here!

Rick Rubin has a net worth of $ 250 Million. He’s been in the music industry since the last 30 years and still going strong! He recently produced many dope tracks on Eminem’s ‘Marshall Mather LP 2′. He has produced tons of Legendary albums for tons of Legendary Music acts. The list includes AC./DC, Beastie Boys, Eminem, LL Cool J, Metallica, Black Sabbath, Linking park, and Slipknot. He has garnered a treasure as a result of his passion and efforts. He is considered to be one of the most influential producer of all time. He was a major producer of the Grammy winning albums, 13 and 21.

FAMOUS QUOTES BY RICK RUBIN

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“I never decide if an idea is good or bad until I try it. So much of what gets in the way of things being good is thinking that we know. And the more that we can remove any baggage we’re carrying with us, and just be in the moment, use our ears, and pay attention to what’s happening, and just listen to the inner voice that directs us, the better.”
“My taste changes radically all the time, and I listen to whatever feels good. Another thing is that I’m in the studio so much of the time, and I listen to so much loud, aggressive music for work, that for pleasure, I’ll listen to something else.”
“Everything happens kind of the way it’s supposed to happen, and we just watch it unfold. And you can’t control it. Looking back, you can’t say, ‘I should’ve… ‘ You didn’t, and had you, the outcome would have been different.”
“Everything I do, whether it’s producing or signing an artist, always starts with the songs. When I’m listening, I’m looking for a balance that you could see in anything. Whether it’s a great painting or a building or a sunset.”
“I’m just trying to make my favorite music. That’s how I work; I just do things based on the way they feel to me. I want to be touched by the music I’m making. Luckily, other people have shared that response to my work over the years.”

 

 

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