Sampling has become a culture all its own. Some folks find it divisive, but really music has a long history of artist using, borrowing, and stealing from one another. I can be picky myself, but I'll drop a couple for y'all. The first is one is from Nas for all the metal heads around here, the second is for the great Biz Markie who passed too soon.Still prefer this to Coolio's reimagining:
Let’s see, which primarily American artists/bands were all-black or with a prominent black contribution can I mention that we haven’t really hit on yet?
I took it out, I suppose you mean the intro? Yes, it should make people uncomfortable, people using words like that made me uncomfortable when we moved to the US, Texas, and I was not off the plane minutes before hearing it, and for years later, hearing words like that used as a nouns, verb, and adjectives ... mind that where I came from, words like that were illegal.
something extra - the fact Donna Summer brought Giorgio Moroder over to America, is considered the elemental beginnings of American Electronica edit warning flashing lightsYep. But please- put up another one of his songs! He’s definitely part of this conversation!