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Teyana Taylor’s ‘K.T.S.E.’ Will Remain The Same After All

"A lot of clearance issues, sh*t takes time..."


Here’s A Mixtape Of Songs That Kanye West Sampled On ‘The Life of Pablo’

Here's where Yeezy grabbed inspiration from for his latest LP.


Sample Sauce: 7 Songs Sampled On Duck Sauce’s #Quack Album

After five years of ear-smashing singles, Duck Sauce, AKA A-Trak and Armand Van Helden releases its debut full-length, Quack. Dynamic, with just the right blend…


Dear Producers, Please Sample More ’90s R&B

And Here Are Some Suggested Tracks To Work With Last night, Drake dropped a freestyle called "Draft Day," over a track (produced by Boi-1Da and…


20 Years Of Doggystyle: What Samples Made The Album A Classic?

Gangsta rap was never supposed to sound this funky, so how did a kid from Compton become one of the most successful music producers of…

Movies & TV

Who Best Remixed Oscars Performer Norah Jones?

In anticipation of her performance at the 2013 Academy Awards, we've compiled a sweet selection of our favorite Norah Jones remixes and samples.


30 Songs You Didn’t Know Were Samples

Creating timeless music is a rare skill. Producers like Kanye West, Just Blaze and Diddy had sampling down to a science. But while well-known interpolations…


Kanye West Sued Over “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” Sample

Kanye West is being sued by the record label Tuf America/Tuff City for samples he used on his 2010 album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.