Hip Hop Is Read centre their 12th sample set around Mos Def’s seminal debut Black On Both Sides. Before the name change and the fake stories about being denied entry into the US, Dante Terrell Smith was known as – and is still widely known as – Mos Def. His solo debut, Black On Both Sides, acted as a divergence from the seeming commercialisation of…

Hip Hop Is Read have compiled another sample set, this time for Mobb Deep’s The Infamous. This has been burning a hole in my inbox so I thought it best to post it now. A few Saturdays ago, Hip Hop Is Read put together another of their renowned sample sets and it was the turn of Mobb Deep’s classic debut The Infamous. While sampling has…

Better late than never, Hip Hop Is Read WhoSampled drop a sample set(?) for Kendrick Lamar’s “good kid, m.A.A.d city”. “good kid, m.A.A.d city” may have dropped last October, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get hyped for hearing the samples from it, right? Hip Hop Is Read WhoSampled come correct with a collection of samples from the album. Some of them are obvious…