Monthly Archives: September 2011

“I grew up in Bed-Stuy, real-life Mookie, listening to ‘Buggin’ Out,’ walkin’ past Pookies”

Synth-game crazy!

9th Wonder Feat. Tanya Morgan & Enigma – Streets of Music; The Wonder Years [Link]

Producer: 9th Wonder


I swear I’ve heard this sampled before. Can’t put my finger on it right now though. Nonetheless, this would be a great record for producers to sample. Namely the first 45 seconds, plus the piano chords that persist throughout…. but what do I know, right?

Miles Davis РMilestones; Milestones 

Composer: Miles Davis

John Coltrane – Cousin Mary; Giant Steps

Composer: John Coltrane

9th Wonder Feat. Phonte & Media – Band Practice, Pt. 2; The Wonder Years [Link]

Producer: 9th Wonder

Sample: Marlena Shaw – You’ve Been Away Too Long [Link]

“They killin’ niggas for Js, that’s death over designer”

J. Cole Feat. Missy Elliot – Nobody’s Perfect; Cole World: The Sideline Story [Link]

Producer: J. Cole

Sample: Curtis Mayfield – Think [Link]


Was listening to the second and third Prince albums today — the original version of this joint is on the former, Prince. Featuring Melle Mel and Stevie Wonder on harmonica.

Chaka Khan – I Feel For You; I Feel For You

Producer: Prince

Bass line pops!

Prince – Do It All Night; Dirty Mind

Producer (arranger, composer): Prince — played bass, guitar, drums keyboards and engineered the album, as well…Yeah.