Monthly Archives: July 2010

Clipse vs. The Avalanches

The Hood Internet came out with “When the Last Time I Left You” (Clipse vs. The Avalanches) a while ago, but I just came across The Avalanches’ music video for “Since I Left You”, and was pushed over the edge…I … Continue reading

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DJ Shadow on Digging

This clip is from the film “Scratch”, and really shows just how deeply and extensively great DJs (such as Shadow) search for fresh samples. I love what he says about how popularity is transient, and how the vast majority of … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Samples: California Love

So I was going to hold off and slowly put out “Hip Hop Samples” posts like once a week, but this one is just TOO GOOD! It turns out that the beat and hook for “California Love” (by Tupac) were … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Samples: Just A Friend

It turns out that the beat we all know and love for “Just a Friend” by Biz Markie is actually a sample! A sample of Freddie Scott’s “You Got What I Need” to be more specific. This post requires no … Continue reading

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Hip Hop Samples: Mo Money Mo Problems

I just found out that the sample for “Mo Money Mo Problems” by Biggie (featuring Puff Daddy and MA$E) came from a Diana Ross song. I cannot believe it took me so long to find this! Anyway, for those of … Continue reading

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Silly Mash-Up Time

It’s that time of the week again! I don’t know how many of you saw SNL on April 17th, but if you did, you will remember that Ke$ha performed “Tik Tok” in a leather¬†unitard equipped with American Flag wings. And … Continue reading

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“Forever” Mash-Ups and Remixes

The Hood Internet produced this mash as well, combining “Cult Logic” by Miike Snow with “Forever” by Drake. It doesn’t even sound like a mash-up it works so well. I’ve also posted a track my friend Marian (the Librarian) showed … Continue reading

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