In order to establish any classic sound of music, one must dig deep into the soul of historical crates of sounds. Producers, Vans Beats and Dayweed Beats are the forefront of a duo that is determined to preserve a rare breed of hiphop in the commercialized industry we live in. Their production credits include Three Six Mafia, Wu Tang Clan, Diplomats, Rhapsody from 9th Wonder's label, Apollo the great, and Pries, among many others. Being that they have been independent all along, The Cratez strive to maintain their originality in supplying a unique sound of soul to music. Upon launching their own website in 2010, their reputation rises beyond most who stay independent. Their notoriety in the online community has grown leaps and bounds- creating a stir, acquiring online demand worldwide. Respected beyond their local community of Germany, but also have been sought by diverse pockets all over the world. Selling beats independently since 2008, The Cratez's reputation for sales are highly coveted. Member Vans Beats has been one of the top 5 selling producers out of 60,000 producers on Mega Producers site, RocBattle.com. Collectively on a monthly basis, The Cratez dominate and have proven time and time again to be one of the Top Producers on the online market. From being cosigned by DatPiff.com one of the biggest mixtape websites worldwide to topping charts on Soundclick.com and RocBattle.com, there's no surprise they have acquired over a million plays on YouTube and have over 30,000 followers on Twitter. Hard work has its rewards. Evidence of this can be gauged by their 10 million plays worldwide and 250,000 music downloads. By uploading beats on a daily basis and consistently maintaining their relationships with excellent customer care, their website www.thecratez.com has sold over 10,000 beats worldwide. Combining their own unique sound and the ability to cater a versatile sound to a variety of artist, The Cratez can accommodate any personality and capture the essence of the project. Confident and down to earth, the Cratez have displayed the true essence of a success of consistency and humility.