Category: Flip The Sample

Flip The Sample: Biggie & Method Man’s ‘The What’

Welcome to the fourth edition of Flip the Sample. Let’s get right into the Jam. We’ve got another classic track and its inspirations. It’s pretty amazing how interconnected so much music is. After all, musicians and music production are pretty much like the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon and all the bacon festivals and bacon eating competitions out there, […]

Flip the Sample: “Walk On By” / “Warning”

Still Flippin’ Samples. Flip yeah. Today we have a great series of songs that utilize a slow moving bassline that created three classics. The songs are overall pretty different — they all fall under separate genres — but the similarities, the sounds sampled, are very evident. These tracks are excellent, really fun jams to listen to. Enjoy!   […]

Flip the Sample #3: AZ, Kid Cudi & More

I’ve mentioned that flipping samples is fun before, right? Alright I’ve definitely brought that up. We got a few more connections drawn out below,  including some 90’s East Coast rap (of course), some young guns blowing up in the hip-hop world, and a bit of those impactful rock classics. But let’s also take a look […]

Flip the Sample: Method Man, Kanye, Nas & More

One of the dopest things about hip-hop is the intricate relationship the genre has with sampling other music in order to compose new songs. Sampling and hip-hop are married. It’s fun because it gives you light into the direct influences of a producer. It gives you clues as to how the composer was thinking when […]