Onyx, All We Got Iz Us, 1995
Tracing the origins of samples back to their creator, in this case 57-year old French musician Alain Mion, founder of the legendary jazz funk group Cortex.
Silk Pyramids is out May 27th on Thrice Great Records
Desmond Dekker, Please Don’t Bend
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock, It Takes Two, 1988
DJ EZ Rock, Rest in Peace
A-Town Players, True Players, 1995
DJ Quik, You’z A Ganxta, 1999
A middle-aged prisoner in England recently broke out of jail to escape the round-the-clock rap music that was being blasted by the younger inmates on his wing. After hearing the reason for escape at the re-sentencing, the judge delivered the cold reality to the hip-hop hater: “I’m afraid that’s one of the prices people pay if they commit crimes and go to prison.”
RumpleTILskinZ, Is It Alright, 1993
“When I Was Singing About ‘All You Need Is Love,’ I Was Talking About Something I Hadn’t Experienced”
John Lennon and Yoko Ono on developing and nurturing love, in the latest Blank on Blank.
The Brian Williams edition
MC Ren, Same Old Shit, 1993
SPOOKY BLACK – WITHOUT YOU (PROD. GREAF)
Mike Giant’s penmanship gets the spotlight in this new Major Lazer video featuring Pharrell. Nice one!
Kurious, Uptown Hit, 1993
Main Source, Peace Is Not The Word To Play, 1991