Don’t see this video? Click here. Three samples. Three genres. Three generations. Watch 9th Wonder take us on a sonic journey while breaking down the trio of beats he produced for one Kendrick Lamar classic: “Duckworth.” The Formula is a five-episode series on the art of sampling in which acclaimed hip-hop producers show us how they find […]
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