Nana Rogues Breaks Down How He Made Drake’s “Passionfruit” Beat

The London-based producer details the breakout hit piece-by-piece.

December 6th 2017

Back in March, Drake dropped playlist project ‘More Life,’ and amongst production credits was British producer Nana Rogues holding down two slots, one of which became a top 10 hit in “Passionfruit.”

With Nana Rogues an increasingly in-demand production force, he sat down with Genius to break down his creative process and thoughts on the breakout hit.

Detailing his formative influences that are rooted in his mother’s “crazy musical palette” and appreciation of genres, from Kenny Rogers to Michael Jackson, Rogues also touched on his encounter with Drake in London that ended up propelling his journey.