Tag Archives: Sampling

Public Enemy's Hank Shocklee Talks

Time Out Chicago talks to Public Enemy founder/producer Hank Shocklee about the formation of the group: Shock on the system. Our library was ridiculous. We would pull out breaks from the Turtles, Alabama and Level 42. We were just looking for anything that had that kind of hip-hop kind of vibration. Hip-hop was not a … Continue reading Public Enemy's Hank Shocklee Talks

Blue Note Drops Some Science

Speaking of jazz, if you’re a fan of classic hip-hop you might be interested in an upcoming compilation from Blue Note that collects some of the label’s most heavily sampled source material. These innovative hip hop artists and beyond did their part to bring to light some of the gems of the Blue Note catalog. … Continue reading Blue Note Drops Some Science