Sampling

Sampleface Five: Harmonic Samples

I do love harmonic samples. You could catch a riff and transform it into an instrument or use it as a counter melody. The possibilities are endless. For our latest edition of Sampleface Five, we look at five quality examples of what can be done with harmonic samples by some of the best producers around. …

Video

VIDEO: De La Soul & The Roots Live On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

De La Soul and The Roots perform live together on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. When two groundbreaking hip hop groups like De La Soul and The Roots take the stage together, your full attention is required. You should also take special notice at the fact that they performed the classic “A Roller Skating Jam …

Hip Hop

12 Days of Early 90's Hip Hop - Day 1

We kick off our 12 Days of Early 90’s Hip Hop with a look at a 1991 classic. The early 90’s was a golden era for hip hop. Some of the most impressive music of all time was created within a three or four year period (1993 in particular yielded an unprecedented body of work). …

Hip Hop

I Reminisce Over You - How I Fell In Love With Music & Hip Hop

A lot has happened to me in the past three years. I dropped out of university, rejected a graphic design scholarship, worked full time for a year, got rejected from a university and eventually went back to university (the same one that rejected me, but for a different course). Oh, and three different girlfriends as …