Just Blaze’s Vinyl Collection – Crate Diggers [VIDEO]

JLBarrow • October 27, 2012 • No Comments

Fresh off his interview about sampling Galt McDermot and Young Guru discussing his sampling techniques, Just Blaze sits down with Fuse for their next “Crate Diggers” episode.

If you don’t have 14 minutes to spare right now (but you should) here are a few factoids we gleaned:

Shows a copy of the Chi-Lites “Toby” (1974) used on Jay-Z’s “December 4th”

Just owns  a rare copy of  Stark Reality’s Discover Hoagy Carmichael’s Music Shop (1970) that goes for anywhere between $700 and $1000.

J Geils Band “Bloodshot” (1973) contains the “South Side Shuffle” sample heard on Saigon’s “Come On Baby”

His first record collection from childhood had about 7,000 pieces. They were lost in a storage incident.

When The Rutgers radio station got rid of their records he grabbed about 300 pieces of vinyl.

When Sean J. Period  swore off sampling Just got a lot of his record collection.

Just paid $500 for a promo copy of Big Daddy Kane’s “Ain’t No Half Steppin” remix.

When Aaliyah died in the plane crash, she was on her way to meet Just Blaze and Memphis Bleek to do a remix of “More Than A Woman.” He was going to a use a break from Moonrakers “Together With Him” (1968)  for the song.


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