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Free Download: Samurai Guru – Under The Tree

For all you lovers of dusty loops and broken beats out there (yeah, YOU!), Samurai Guru has released this new EP: a laid-back affair perfectly suited for this time of year. Also be sure to check out his collaborations on Cult Classic…
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Listen: 5 songs about hip hop beats

As much as we’d all like to pretend that creativity burns at the core of our souls, we all need some inspiration from time to time. Getting out to the local record store to dig, or even to your favourite…
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Top 10: Hip Hop Documentaries

After the release of the long-awaited documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, we thought of ten of the best hip hop documentaries. Check out our list below and click on the titles to stream most…
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Video: History of the ‘Amen break’

This is an extremely insightful video about the history of the ‘Amen break’, argued to be the most sampled drum beat ever. Don’t have a clue what this break sounds like? Check the preview below. The break beat was originally on the track ‘Amen Brother’ by a band called ‘The Winstons’. This video provides you with in-depth information about the history of the break, the sampling of it and its massive influence on several genres, including Hip Hop.