Deep Crates 2 – Beat Dawg Films Review

As a huge fan of Deep Crates, I was practically drooling in anticipation of reviewing this film.  So when I received a copy of Deep Crates 2 in the mail a little while back, I became so excited that I actually didn’t want to watch it.  I know it sounds a little strange, but like … Read more

Dynamic Producer – The 10 Track Commandments by Felisha Booker and Ingenious

The great thing about running your own website is the voice and audience that is provided.  With the start of Crate Kings, I have been given the opportunity to write and inform others about all the great things that I run across while at the same time advising readers about products and services to stay … Read more

Hip Hop Samples and Beats Round Up 3-10-07

I ran across a few interesting things this week in the world of Hip Hop production and sampling.  The History of Sampling V1.2 is a great little project to play with that gives a timeline on many of your favorite classic Hip Hop samples and beats. A quick interview with DJ Kon about diggin and … Read more


You know that after writing and overanalyzing Hip Hop samples, breaks, records and mixes that I had to eventually start doing a few ratings.  Ever since hearing my first sample and breaks mix by DJ 7L of Boston, I haven’t been able to get enough of that feeling which comes over you when you hear … Read more

More Dusty Offerings…

It’s been a bit of a crazy week for me. I finished the bulk of the Science Skateboards Mix CD, which features hip hop, original breaks and samples, rode an emotional roller coaster while going from absolute excitement about getting my hands on an advance copy of Jay Z’s Kingdom Come to utter disappointment upon … Read more