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Sample Saturday: Leaf Dog’s All Alone x Lena Martell

It’s always good to discover new music that’s not only great but embodies everything you love about that genre of music. That’s how I felt about Leaf Dog’s From a Scarecrow’s Perspective. Heavily sample-driven with the underground feel with sharp rhymes – you just can’t complain. The track “All Alone” on this album is the […]

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Sample Saturday: Roc Marciano’s 20 Guns x Tchao Pantin

I’ve been bumpin’ the new Roc Marciano on repeat for a week now. My favorite thing about Reloaded is probably the dusty, sample-based beats throughout. Marcberg certainly dug deep in the crates with these joints as I still don’t know what half the samples on the album are. Of those that I do know, I […]

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Sample Saturday: Fabolous’ Beauty x Submotion Orchestra

Fabolous recently dropped the follow up to one of last year’s contenders for best mixtape of the year – The Soul Tape. The Soul Tape 2 isn’t as great as it’s predecessor but it has it’s moments. The tape features guests like Joe Budden, Teyana Taylor, Pusha T, J. Cole, Cassie, Trey Songz and Wale. […]

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Sample Saturday: Young Buck’s Thug Til Your Death Day

The sample for Young Buck’s Thug Til Your Death Day, a song off his 2006 mixtape, Chronic 2006, eluded me for a while. Maybe it’s how I didn’t grow up in the ’80s. However, sometimes all it takes is for a big artist like Rick Ross to use the same sample on a commercially released […]

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Sample Saturday: The LOX and MadeMen’s Tommy’s Theme

Been looking for this one for a while now and initially thought it was from a rock song. Tommy’s Theme is a posse cut from the Belly soundtrack and had The Lox and Made Men riding over a beat that I didn’t even realize was sampled until I heard it in an early Esham song […]