BeatSessions 04|04|11

Original Sample:

The Bombing by Hannibal Marvin Peterson

While the world is busy dropping bombs and enforcing no fly zones, members of the WBS family (which currently spans 4 continents) take a moment each week to come together. Some take a break from school — others take a break from their 9-5. Some people chop up the sample at home, or at their studio, while others chop up the sample at a random coffee shop (in miami). How some of you found the weekly beat sessions, I’m not quite sure. Some found it on twitter. Others via facebook. Maybe it was a random google search or stumbleupon. Or maybe some of you were sent here by word of mouth (through Chrizo). Whatever your reason to participate or listen each week is, we’re glad that you do.

This week’s sample comes from Hannibal Marvin Peterson, an amazing jazz trumpeter and composer who released 13 albums from 1973-2009. Despite his music being played by major orchestras and his side-role with more popular jazz artists, he remains, for the most part, unknown to even jazz enthusiasts. We took the sample from his first album, “Children of The Fire” which was composed in its entirety by Peterson and even features poetry by him as well. The entire album, both music and poetry, is dedicated to the children of Vietnam during the latter part of the Vietnam war. The liner notes of the album states that, “…[the album] is a constant reminder and protest to the slaying of humans, whether in the name of God, King, or country”.

On another note, some of you might have seen this tweet and thought that this week’s sample was going to be Rebecca Black’s Friday. It was meant to be an April Fool’s joke. Soco and I visited gainesville, fl this past weekend. We met up with eladbrit for lunch and i told him about the April Fool’s joke. A couple hours after lunch, I get an email from him with an attachment titled Jay-Z + Rebecca Black lol. Although I wish he chopped up the sample of the week, i’m glad that he flipped the Rebecca Black song because its DOOOPE! Check it out at the bottom of this post. peace, @illa0804

Featured Beats and Producers:

Big-L MVP ill-K remix by Chrizo (Las Piñas, Philippines)

Night Time by Agent Smith 78 (Chicago, IL)

Oliver Twist by Gee (Toronto, Canada)

Cornered Fox by Blackph03nix (London, England)

Hoint by by D (Lipa, Batangas)

Cold Breeze by Blankface (Detroit, MI)

In Life by Thadizzie1 (San Francisco, CA)

The Beginning of the End by Sideways (Orlando, FL)

Yesterday and Today Remix by Eladbrit (Gainesville, FL)


Rebecca Black Remix feat Jay Z by Eladbrit (Gainesville, FL)

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12 Responses to BeatSessions 04|04|11

  1. blankface says:

    shout out to thadizzle for the infinite sampling haha, that shit was cool. and that bomb ass rebecca black one came out the woodworks lmao, it was pretty awesome.

  2. jeriko jackson says:

    feelin you sideways… dope chops thadizzle… hated missing out on such a dope sample this week. next round!

    • Sideways says:

      thanks man. i checked out your profile and feeling your style…you and definitely go the same mentality when it comes to making beats…

  3. Lady Harmony says:

    Enjoyed hearing the beats this week especially loving Blackph03nix ‘Cornered Fox’ ….on point as usual, keep rocking

  4. thadizzie1 says:

    @blankface n @jerico…Much Love for the props….@Agent Smith love that smooth feel and @sideways bomb dark ish!! Everyones beat was dope…Looking forward to nexts week…

  5. PMBeatz says:

    Wow! Week after week, you guys never disappoint. Great job everyone!

  6. Blackph03nix says:

    Thanks for listening Lady Harmony, I’m loving what we have hear and all of the sonic possibilities that come with The Weekly Beat Sessions.

    Elabrit – You just put a sunny smile on my face. Welcome back brother!

  7. qxu4wbs says:

    eladbrit…my man *jayzvoice*. been lookin for your chops dude. they make me wanna GO -> Flying High. yaay. PMBeatz nasaan ka bruh? Chrizo my fellow-quarian, respect. big L rip. sideways your chops always kill em softly. Black once again, i repeat, you da man. bless you brotha. iLLa beans hard work is good for da soul. infinite accolades. create / innovate… can’t wait for next beatsession.
    peace WBS Frances

  8. Blackph03nix says:

    Sending you a massive virtual hug Frances (qxu4wbs)! I’d give you the real deal, but finances permit me from doing so!

  9. qxu4wbs says:

    back atcha sr Black. we’re all gonna get it together soon, i pray. ps you shoulda hugged me when we 1st crossed paths in NY… you knew i was mad peace ; ) LoLolz keep up the great job wbs fam … make #beats peaceout

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