You know the hook to ‘Nuthin But A G Thang’? That bass line to “Rebirth of Slick”? The keyboards and horns to “C.R.E.A.M”?
Those all come from the art of sampling. Songs from yesteryear that are taken from your rents’ basement and turned into the hip-hop jams you know and love.
The Root explores the DNA of these Hip-Hop songs.
Cause if you don’t know now you know……..