17 Artists That Should Never Be Sampled By Hip-Hop Ever Again!

It’s no secret that I’m slightly opinionated when it comes to Hip-Hip, but luckily I think the right has finally been earned.  After dedicating years to developing my flare scratch, memorizing production credits, and hunting down obsolete vinyl discs, I feel sucker punched when famous producers jack an obvious sample or dig for records by … Read more

Wu-Tang’s False Claims About First Legally Cleared Beatles Sample

Big Shout to RTC Shogun for giving us the scoop… The previous claim by Wu-Tang that the upcoming 8 Diagrams album will feature the first legally cleared Beatle sample was incorrect. According to Randall Wixen, of Wixen Publishing which handles publishing for the Harrison estate, “In this case, the Beatles’ master sample is not being … Read more

Wu-Tang Clears First Legal Beatles Sample In History!

All hands on deck!  The outlook for the future of sampling has greatly improved since Wu-Tang recently obtained clearance for the first Beatles song ever legally sampled!  According to XXL and the Wu-Tang Myspace blog, the sample of The Beatles “My Guitar Gently Weeps” from the self titled White Album will appear as a remade … Read more