Every Sample from JAY-Z’s 4:44


Samples include Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, and The Fugees. For JAY-Z’s first solo album since 2013, much was expected from 4:44 in the way of creativity. A lot had happened in his life in that time including the elevator bust-up and his alleged affair. No ID was brought in as the producer and 4:44 put […]

HM Surf – Spinach

HM Surf - Spinach

Norwegian beatmaker and Pokémon enthusiast HM Surf drops a new beat called “Spinach.” HM Surf is a producer we’ve been listening to for a while. The Pokémon aesthetic initially drew me in and then I heard the beats. Smooth and minimal, delicate and succinct. Spinach is no exception with its clean chord progression and soft drums […]