Sunday Soul Sample: Dave Grusin’s “Either Way”
JLBarrow • September 05, 2010 • No Comments

Among his many accomplishments Grusin was also the composer of the theme to "Good Times," "St. Elsewhere" and "One Life To Live." Check out the

Dr. Dre Speaks On Influence Of Nottz For Snoop’s “Boss’ Life”
JLBarrow • August 08, 2010 • 5 Comments

However, as the late

Dres Tells How Herb Alpert Sample For “Flavor Of The Month” Was Cleared
JLBarrow • August 03, 2010 • No Comments

While kicking it with

R.I.P Melvin Bliss
JLBarrow • July 26, 2010 • No Comments

According to our fam at Worth noting, the great

Marco Polo, Frank Dukes, Rich Kidd & MoSS Flip the Same Sample (Video)
JLBarrow • July 25, 2010 • 1 Comment

Spotted During the Stupendous Adventures of Marco Polo beat showcase in Toronto; Marco Polo, Rich Kidd, Frank Dukes and MoSS were all given the same sample (Steve Davis’ All Because

Bloggin 4 Beats: Hey, Hey, Hey!
JLBarrow • June 22, 2010 • No Comments

For the next installment of my "2nd Childhood" beat series I present my flip of the Fat Albert Theme song with a little help from the late great Jimmy Hendrix.

Bloggin 4 Beats: The Jetsons
jlb_admin • June 15, 2010 • 3 Comments

"2nd Childhood"  Beat series We had Scooby Doo, Pacman and The Superfriends. Guess Who's next? Craig Mack, Pharoahe Monch and countless other MCs have referenced The Jetsons in one rhyme or another,

Why Am I So Offended By Just Blaze’s Haddaway Sample?
JLBarrow • June 09, 2010 • 3 Comments

Spotted this at I lost all interest in Eminem after Relapse, but when he Last night, Recovery leaked online and one of the first

Bloggin 4 Breaks: Naughty By Nature’s “I Gotta Lotta”
jlb_admin • June 08, 2010 • 3 Comments

About a year after it leaked to the nets Naughty By Nature have dropped a video to "I GOTTA LOTTA"  from Their new album Anthem Inc.  This was my first

Splinter In My Mind: Reakwon’s “Lizz” Sample
JLBarrow • May 28, 2010 • 6 Comments

So I was at the listening for Raekwon's mixtape Cocainism 2 with some of my brothers in arms, Chuck Creekmur (@chuckcreekmur,) Mr. Mecca(@MrMecc,) Datwon Thomas (@daydog) and The Blackspot (@TheBlackspot).