The Amen Break – The Winstons “Amen Brother”

The masses have spoken and it seems as if I left a few gems out of the greatest hip hop drum samples and breaks list. I can’t ignore the significance of this classic and influential drum break, so here ya go folks. Hope that you enjoy this little history lesson about the masterful reworkings of … Read more

The 30 Greatest Hip Hop Drum Breaks & Samples of All Time!

I absolutely love lists. I make lists for things that I need to do when at home, on my way to work, at work, and even while I’m at the movies. There’s one list that I’ve been thinking of for the past three weeks and has caused me agony beyond reasonable comprehension… The top 10 … Read more

The Crate Kings Store Is Open!

I’m glad to announce that after much crate diggin, chopping, and dusty fingers… the Crate Kings store is finally open!  We’ve put together some great custom drum kits and sounds for everyone and have much more to come.  Here’s a pic just to give a glimpse into what we have in store for those seeking … Read more

Crate Kings Online Store

I can’t express how much I love running this site and the love that I’ve received from beat heads across the world. The success of Crate Kings has caused the forums to be created and my email account to stay on fire. I promise to keep delivering those hot samples, sounds, videos, and essays that … Read more