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Sample Saturday: Wale’s The Success & the Gospel Sample Behind It

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Sample Saturday but this week I’m going to talk about the sample behind one of my favorite samples on Wale’s new album, The Album About Nothing. The Jake One produced track titled “The Success” appears at number 11 on the album and features a gospel sample where […]

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Sample Saturday: Schoolboy Q – Man of the Year x Chromatics

I’m really anticipating the first major rap release for the year – Schoolboy Q’s Oxymoron. I just saw the video for his third single, “Man of the Year” and along with “Collard Greens”, I think this will be a much better album than Habits and Contradictions but it’s still too early to tell. I’m really […]

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Sample Saturday: Action Bronson’s Terror Death Camp

It’s one of my favorite songs on Action Bronson and Statik Selektah’s Well Done album from 2011. A brutal posse cut that appears mid album, Terror Death Camp features guest verses from Meyhem Lauren, Maffew Ragazino and AG Da Coroner, with no hook in sight and soulful banger of a beat. The Sample: For the […]

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Sample Saturday: Lloyd Banks’ My Flight x The Cinematic Orchestra

It’s another Saturday and that means it’s time for another sample. Today the sample comes courtesy former G-Unit soldier Lloyd Banks who’s latest mixtape offering, F.N.O. (Failure’s No Option) dropped less than a month ago on Halloween. The track is called “My Flight” and is produced by Sean Anderson who also did  “House Pride” off […]

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Sample Saturday: Willie The Kid Over a Fresh Prince Sample!

Willie the Kid just dropped Aquamarine, a 13 joint mixtape that probably came straight from Colombia. I might write up a review later but as this is Sample Saturday, I’m highlighting one song with a nice sample that you might be wondering about. On track 4, “Glasses of Water”, producer Soundafekx flips sample straight out […]