Q: I haven't receieved my beats I just purchased!! Help!!
A: Try checking your SPAM/JUNK folder of your email for your instant email. You may also access at http://www.sfrbeats.com/download-studio by entering your payment email address. E-check payments require clearance before the beat downloads are sent. If you are still having trouble, contact us at sfrbeats.com/contact.
Q: I'm having problems seeing beats, hearing beats, changing my account, or logging in or out. Help!
A: Try clearing your browswer cache and then refreshing your page. If you're unsure of how to do that, just do a Google search. This will clear up most problems, but if you are still having issues,contact us at sfrbeats.com/contact.
Q: What rights do I get when I buy beats?
A: You get nonexclusive rights (lease) or exclusive rights to sell, promote, distribute, perform, and share via mixtape, album, and internet your songs made using our beats. Your contract will expand on this and guarantee your rights forever.
Q: Do I get an email of the contract and beats when I buy rights?
A: Yes, instantly for leases, a few days later for exclusive rights! Check your Spam folder if you don't see anything.
Q: What's up with the fx sound/tag in some beats on here?
A: So Fo Real uses a distinct fx sound in most beats like you would here Drumma Boy or another producer use as his trademark. We try to make place it "musically" within the beats, but if there is a beat where this sound is just too overbearing, contact us at sfrbeats.com/contact and we'll fix it.
Q: What happened to the "Unlimited License"?
A: This promotion left and came back! You also have the choice of getting a "Beats Package", where you get all rights to all beats for a one-time price! Check it out at http://sfrbeats.com/beats-packages .
Q: Do you have free beats?
A: Yes! Get 10 free beats by simply inviting your email contacts! Check it out at http://sfrbeats.com/10-free-beats .
Q: Can I put my song on a mixtape for promo/non-profit use?
A: Only if you have made a purchase!
Q: Can I get custom production made?
A: Yes. Contact us at custom production. Have your budget and deadline ready before you contact us to speed up the process.
Q: Can I buy a beat off the website for Exclusive Rights?
A: Yes for all beats under "Exclusive Beats": exclusive beats All beats under the "Lease Beats" menu are for lease (nonexclusive license). You can also get custom beat made to be similar to any beat you hear for exclusive rights (this is popular). Learn more.
A: They can still copyright their own songs (beat and lyrics) and sell, distribute, broadcast, and perform the songs, keeping their own royalties with the lease, beat package, or the Unlimited License. When using a So Fo Real beat, the copyright for that beat still belongs to So Fo Real, but the copyright to the song you make with the beat belongs to you. With the SFRBeats lease, Beat Package, or Unlimited License, you can still sell, distribute, perform, and broadcast your own songs, keeping all of your royalties.
Q: Do I have to pay any royalties or need any publishing information from So Fo Real?
Q: Can I get the individual wav files for a beat?
A: Yes with our "Remix Service."
Q: Can I get a beat rearranged or changed?
A: Yes with our "Remix Service."
Q: I can't find a beat I listened to a while back, what happened?
A: If you can't find it by searching the title, we may have left it off of the site during our website upgrade in 2011.. you can contact us at sfrbeats.com/contact to ask about it.
Q: Does So Fo Real use samples?
A: No. All beats are 100% original so you don't have to worry about clearing samples. We do however have beats offline that have samples in them that you may have to clear yourself.. if interested, contact us at sfrbeats.com/contact.
Q: How do I give credit to So Fo Real?
A: "Produced by SFRBeats.com". It must be VERBATIM and an actual link!
Q: Can I make monthly payments on beats?
Q: Can I get a refund?
A: There are no refunds. We provide all of the details before you buy and we always make sure you are a happy customer after purchase!
Q: Do you have any packaged deals or discounts?
A: Yes ... we have the Debut, Gold, and Platinum Artist beat packages giving you rights to all beats and more! Learn more at http://sfrbeats.com/beats-packages . We rotate discounts on the website for registered members and we can give you a better deal on custom production and mixing and mastering the more songs you have.
Q: How can I get a custom beat?
A: Fill out the exclusive custom form.
Q: What if I made a hit song to your beat and I want you to stop selling the beat?
A: We can't remove any beats from the website..that wouldn't make a lot of others happy! But we can do a similar sounding custom beat for your vocals. This beat is customized for your vocal so it always outshines the original... contact us if you have a question or if you want to get exclusive rights to a custom beat, start a new custom production project.
Q: Who has So Fo Real produced for?
A: We have produced for almost ever major record label there is... and has produced for a number of larger indepedent labels. Our highest Billboard charting came in 2010 at #6 in the Gospel charts for "Chucks Song" by Canton Jones. We also have several projects out by R.L (of Next), Taylor J, and Naughty By Nature among others. We have reached international success as urban producers, producing over 3000 beats for artists large and small since 2003. Our unique commitment to both quality and affordability have kept us the leading online production company for years.
Q: Who are the producers and how can I contact them?
A: Their names are Slick, Drumatik, and dBoi.. together they are So Fo Real Productions. Add them on facebook and Twitter @soforealbeats, @drumatikbeats, @dboibeats
http://www.facebook.com/soforealbeats - So Fo Real Productions Page
Q: Who writes and mixes for So Fo Real?
A: We have a rotating group of talented private songwriters and engineers we use that have huge credits. The producers themselves also write and mix. Who writes your song depends on the nature of the project, availability, and your budget.
Q: Can I get collaborations or join So Fo Real?
A: We don't 'collaborate' per se, but we do establish business relationships. You may be able to "work for" So Fo Real as a songwriter or mix engineer if you have some great material and work ethic. We're not taking any other beatmakers here, but if you are rap beat maker, you can join www.MadRapBeats.com as a producer and start making cash!
ANY OTHER QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK? Contact us at sfrbeats.com/contact!