April 5, 2011

Mobb Deep “Shook Ones Part II” Bassline Sample Mystery Solved

L.A. Times (Oliver Wang): A couple of weeks back, “Bronco,” a member of the hip-hop forum the-breaks.com, helped solve a musical mystery dating back to 1995: From where did Mobb Deep sample the bass line for “Shook Ones Part II”? This may seem like insider hip-hop baseball — and it is — but within the subculture of sample sleuths who care about such things, this was a Really Big Deal…

L.A. Times via The Daily Swarm

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