Music Monday | Trompie gets Re-CONNECTED

Music Monday | Trompie gets Re-CONNECTED

Check out South African producer Trompie doing his sampling beatstrumental thing using one of his favorite hip hop groups Foreign Exchange. In his own words:’ I made beats sampling the music from Foreign Exchange “Connected” album… I still hope one day the original owners will get to hear their work sampled and instead of shooting me down, will appreciate what I have embarked on.’ Découvrez Trompie faire son échantillonnage chose beatstrumental en utilisant l’un de ses préférés des groupes de hip-hop de change. Dans ses propres mots: «Avez-beats échantillonnage de…

Ootz Beat Tape

Ootz Beat Tape

Check out South African Hip Hop producer Ootz’s beat tape concocted as his birthday present to the world…. slicing and dicing ingredients with his Korg ES-1 Sampler, his brother’s Pix83 and “the hologram of Richard Pryor”. Available as a free download. Get it while the getting is good. Download limit applies >>>> Tweet

Dilla Tribute

Dilla Tribute

It’s Dilla month so check out this instrumental mixtape in tribute titled James Dewitt Yancey to the late and great J Dilla put together by a bunch of Mozambican Hip Hop producers. Roll call: Samuel Lázaro, Neto Jr., Tomas Dinis, Edson Sitoe, Ibrahimo Rahman, Zein Hassam, Hipólito Mussagy, Edson Lobo, Santos Francisco, Ernesto Timana, Leonel Sitoe, Raul Sitoe, Valter Sitoe, Custodio Silva, Edwin Amargar, Valter Dimande Available as a free download. Check it out below: James Dewitt Yancey by producersspot Tweet

Interview: Larry Achiampong

Interview: Larry Achiampong

Written by: Ninkisun I was curious about Larry Achiampong aka Black Ph03nix and his recent Meh Mogya project because he had managed to do something I had been thinking and talking about doing for a number of years, waiting for the right skills, moment or something. What I was aiming for was the fusion of sounds from my past/heritage embedded in the fabric of my musical education and love of hip hop, house and electronica mashing it all up into various two-minute cacophonies of remembrance. To me this meant to…

Larry Achiampong – MEH MOGYA (SAMPLE OF ME)

Larry Achiampong – MEH MOGYA (SAMPLE OF ME)

Larry Achiampong is a London-based artist whose work explores perceptions, misconceptions and concepts of identity with regard to his Ghanaian and British heritage. His practice crosses various media including painting, drawing, installation, sound, video and into music and performance events. He recently released a beats -instrumental mixtape titled “MEH MOGYA (SAMPLE OF ME)”, embarking on a musical project using samples from Highlife music from the 1960’s to 1980′ in an effort to investigate and re-present his Ghanaian heritage. Heads will definetely enjoy this one and recognise some classics reworked. Released…