Amerigo Gazaway Taps Stevie Wonder + Common For Next “Soul Mates”
JLBarrow • August 02, 2017 • No Comments

Producer and DJ “Stevie Wonder’s early use of synthesizers, drum machines, and samplers, in a lot of ways, paved the way for hip-hop and sampling,"

Black Milk Shares Where He Digs For Samples [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • November 30, 2014 • No Comments

Black Milk has gained a well-deserved reputation for being one of the best rapper/producers in the game today. In this clip he talks about where

9th Wonder Presents, “Farewell To The Soulman” R.I.P. Bobby Womack [DOWNLOAD]
JLBarrow • June 27, 2014 • No Comments

R&B music lost another legend today. It was announced that soul legend Bobby Womack passed away at the age of 70. A representative from Womack’s

Teck-Zilla – ‘Son of Sade: An Ode’ (Album Stream)
JLBarrow • June 09, 2014 • No Comments

Teck-Zilla: Online • SoundCloud:  • Twitter:  • Facebook:  • Instagram: 

Kanye West Sued Over “Bound 2” Sample
JLBarrow • December 24, 2013 • No Comments

Oh Yeezy, will he ever learn? Clear your sh*t! According to the NY Daily News Ricky Spicer, whose voice was sampled for  Ricky Spicer was once the

Bob James On The Making Of “Nautilus”
JLBarrow • September 18, 2013 • No Comments

Our fellow beat junkies over at Nahright sat down and interviewed the iconic Bob James, easily one of the most sampled musicians in hip-hop and

BEAT TWEETS: 88-Keys Reveals Sample Sources For “Significant Other” Beat Tape [PHOTO]
JLBarrow • May 13, 2013 • No Comments

In a ballsy move, producer These are all 30 records HAND PICKED BY MY WIFE KRISTA which I will use to make my next

A Jazz Thing: Remixing The “Great Gatsby” Soundtrack
JLBarrow • May 10, 2013 • 1 Comment

Attaching Jay-Z's name to anything music related is usually a pretty safe bet. When the However, after actually watching this second film adaptation of "The

Marley Marl Shows How He Made ‘Make The Music With Your Mouth, Biz’ [VIDEO]
JLBarrow • April 30, 2013 • No Comments

  Marley Marl breaks down how hey made the classic "Make The Music With Your Mouth" with the kick and snare from The Honey Drippers "Impeach

Marco Polo F/ Big Daddy Kane, “Nite & Day” [DOWNLOAD]
JLBarrow • March 17, 2013 • No Comments

It's a little grittier than what Rashad Smith did with it for