To sample or not to sample?…… That is the question??
Sampling has long been considered the bedrock of hip hop production. Not to mention an integral part of a lot of dance music, drum & bass, and trip hop.
The vast majority of hip hop classics we love have used samples of other people’s work. Yet it seems there is an ever increasing threat of a lawsuit being brought to an artist that chooses to use samples of other peoples work without clearance. As a result, it is becoming more and more difficult to produce hip hop in this sample based manner.Continue reading