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DJ SPK / IKnowYouGotSoulToo

Consider today Mixtape Monday because DJ SPK (aka APPOLLLONIA) has released another banger. SPK’s has put out a mix in homage to classic Hip Hop. The mix features legendary cuts from Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Stetsasonic, Eric B and Rakim, Public Enemy and more. Check it out below.
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Mark Ronson: How sampling transformed music

English musician, DJ, Singer and music producer Mark Ronson gave an intriguing TED Talk on “The Exhilarating Creativity of Remixing”. In the talk the DJ sampled 15 TED Talks and it’s opening theme music into an amazing audio-visual mix, and trace the evolution of Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick’s 1984 hit “La Di Da Di”. The legendary 80s Hip Hop track is the fifth-most sampled track of all time and has appeared in 547 known samples to date, including Notorious B.I.G.‘s “Hypnotize” to Miley Cyrus“We Like To Party”. Check out Ronson discussing this and more below.
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