Soul Brother #1… The Chocolate Boy Wonder… Pete Rock was and still is the master of the EMU SP 1200 and Akai MPC 2000XL samplers. Let’s face it… Pete Rocks signature horns and flawless remixes saved the careers of many Hip Hop artists. With the release of Mecca and The Soul Brother and the intricate … Read more
Pete Rock shows the exactly how a sample should be chopped and manipulated. Watch and learn. Big shout to Void from the Crate Kings forums.
Good Lord!!! I love running across cats who obsess over dope Hip Hop. I somehow found Flood Watch Music and a post dissecting Pete Rock’s production style. Make sure you also check out the rest of the site. This guy knows his stuff. Check it out.
I don’t know who this actually is rocking the MPC 2000, but it’s a pretty dope video to watch Pete Rock and Large Professor’s “The Rap World” instrumental be reworked live.
A nice little clip of Pete Rock talking about trends in Hip Hop and upcoming projects.
One of my favorite videos/DVD’s for record diggin has been Deep Crates, produced by Beat Dawg. It really touches on real down and dirty digging from a producers perspective and I’m glad to see that Beat Dawg has slated to release Deep Crate Part 2 for Spring of 07. Hopefully we will have review for … Read more