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BeatSession 11|15|11 (Heavy D Tribute)

The Original Sample: Today (feat. the California Dreamers) by Tom Scott First press play. In 1992, Pete Rock and CL Smooth sampled Tom Scott’s cover of “Today” by Jefferson Airplane on their hip hop classic, They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.), … Continue reading

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BeatSession 02|14|11 ( J Dilla Tribute )

James Dewitt Yancey (February 7, 1974 – February 10, 2006) aka Jay Dee, J Dilla. What compels a man to spend endless hours in his basement making beat after beat and be so enthralled in the music that he forgets … Continue reading

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BeatSession 04|25|10 (GURU TRIBUTE)

When I think of the word “Hip Hop”, I immediately think Gang Starr. It’s always been that way. Guru’s smooth raspy voice spittin’ knowledge over the simple, yet raw beats of DJ Premier. Scratch in some hip hop quotables for … Continue reading

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