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The Most Iconic Hip-Hop Sample of Every Year (1973-2023)

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 14, 2023

This started off a little slow for me but once it hit the early-to-mid 80s, I was hooked — and bobbing my head uncontrollably throughout. The visualizations really help you see how the various samples were modified, repeated, and layered to achieve the desired sounds — geniuses at work. Man, watching stuff like this makes me want to learn how to do this. (via waxy