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The Legendary Sample Flipper J. Dilla

The Legendary Sample Flipper J. Dilla

In this edition of Sample Flippers, I bring to you J. Dilla. J. Dilla is widely thought of as being one of the best beat makers in the world of music and most commonly known for his natural sounding drum techniques.  As a former member of the group Slum Village, Jay Dee’s production shined bright, and solidified him as one of the best hip-hop producers to touch an MPC.

The song entitled “Players” off of the “Fantastic” Vol. 2 By Slum Village contains a sample from a quintet group called the The Singers Unlimited. The song that Dilla sample was “Clair”. The way J. Dilla flipped the sample made for a very soulful track with the word Clair being heard as if it was saying players in which the groups concept of talking about player haters in their midst.

peep the original sampled track as well as the flipped version below.

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Producer/ Lyricist Black Milk

Producer/ Lyricist Black Milk

Black Milk is a producer/lyricist from the mid-west. He has worked with many artist in the music industry including Slum Village, Pharoahe Monch, Fat Kat, ElZhi, Danny Brown, Sean Price, and many more. He has put out solo albums as an lyricist and instrumentalist. One of the dopest producers to date.
Peep the video below as Black Milk makes a beat on the spot. and remember to always “Beat Inspired”!