Don’t see this video? Click here. Sonic reinvention is Salaam Remi’s secret weapon. He’s given artists their signature sound and remixed careers. He made the Fugees go ooh-la-la and turned Ini Kamoze into a hotstepper. When it comes to pulling magic out of songwriters, he’s a master collaborator and his sample-based productions for two icons, Nas […]
Don’t see this video? Click here. Spinning records backwards was once condemned as satanic. But when DJ Dahi reverses samples — or alters his voice — to produce hits for the likes of Pusha T, Kendrick Lamar or Childish Gambino, it’s a ministry of texture and sound. The Formula is a five-episode series on the art of […]
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 […]
Whether Just Blaze is tapping out sampled drums or utilizing live drummers in the studio, his ability to harness energy is what makes his beats so dynamic.