Ronnie Laws

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    June 23, 2011

    Blue Note Records' Ten Best Sample Sources

    Blue Note's cover art: Also an inspiration. (Original on the left, homage on the right.)​Hip-hop artists have never been shy about sampling songs from the vaults of the Blue Note jazz label, and few have pilfered with as much creativity and gusto as A Tribe Called Quest's one-time de facto lea ... More >>

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    January 15, 2008

    The Black-Rock Revolution, and How We Rebooted It

    Using YouTube to beat back critical malaise and bullshit race-baiting arguments