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Alive: DJ Shadow and his Samples (Part One) "Endtroducing ....."
This is the most comprehensive breakdown of Endtroducing...'s samples that I've seen; it's mainly good for all the complete original tracks, some of which are wonderful in their own right. If you like that record, you're going to lose a lot of time to this.
music  samples  hiphop  endtroducing  djshadow 
july 2013 by infovore
Kon + Amir Present: The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Samples Of All Time
Great list: interesting selection, well-justified, and lovely to have all the original songs to listen to as well. That's this afternoon's listening sorted, then.
music  sampling  hiphop  culture 
may 2010 by infovore
Ice-T vs Soulja Boy - kanYe West : Blog
" He came from the hood, made his own beats, made up a new saying, new sound and a new dance with one song. He had all of America rapping this summer. If that ain't Hip Hop then what is?" 21st Century beefs, with Kanye weighing in. Great.
hiphop  beef  souljaboy  kanyewest  icet  media 
june 2008 by infovore
254 - Ludacris’ Rap Map of US Area Codes « Strange Maps
"I’m a female and a feminist. I dislike the usage of the word ‘ho’. However, as a geography major, I find this song hilarious, and had to map it." A more accurate-than-normal piece of hip-hop infographics.
ludacris  hoes  misogyny  map  mapping  infographics  data  hiphop  sociology 
march 2008 by infovore
Wu-Tang Clan's RZA Breaks Down His Kung Fu Samples by Film and Song
RZA picks out the spoken-word samples he pulled from old kung-fu movies, and provides some background. I particularly like the waveform infographics...
music  samples  hiphop  rza  wutang  rap  soundtrack 
november 2007 by infovore

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