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We Look At The Samples Of @Protoje’s “Royalty Free: Side B” (1 Year Anniversary)


Time is moving fast, we were just enjoying the work of art that is “Royalty Free: Side B“. A project made by Recording Artist Protoje, this was released on his Birthday on June 14, 2016 via his Soundcloud page. Featuring 5 tracks and production from Tracker John MD, Winta James, The Drum Keys, 8 Track, and Protoje himself, the project was a hit among fans and newcomers, and had us all wanting the follow up. While we wait on “Royalty Free: Side A”, we look back at the year old project’s samples below. Happy Birthday Protoje and Side B!

1. Can’t Feel No Way – Protoje ft. Runkus

Sample: Don’t Feel No Way – Dennis Brown (1979)

2. Glad You’re Home – Protoje

Sample: Ring My Bell – Blood Sisters (1979)

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NEW MUSIC: @WizeTheProducer – Jealous


Today we introduce to the Blog a Producer by the name of Wize. This UK based Producer has been making a name for his rather unique beats/remixes and today I feature one titled “Jealous“. Here he flips Bollywood and Alicia Keys samples over his own set of drum kits that he also sells. While hearing this beat, I pictured a short film going along with this. Expect more from this talented brother but for now, check out the track below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: @CharMaxRomeo – Chase The Devil (1976)


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Today’s Oldies Sunday selection comes from “The Son Of Selassie” a.k.a. Max Romeo. Titled “Chase The Devil“, this was produced by Lee “Scratch” Perry with backing by “The Upsetters” band in 1976 for Island Records. It was also a single included in Max’s 4th studio album, “War Inna Babylon“. The song brings forth a “Good conquering evil” theme where the Devil is being a negative force on Earth and when Max dons his Iron shirt, he will fight the Devil and send him to outer space. Max later explained that the Devil is everything negative in our minds and the Iron shirt is our strength of spirit that allows one to cast out the Devil.

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MUSIC: @IAmWill x @CodyWise – Birthday


10314560_635749003168565_5558876161485573337_nToday’s new music comes from Pop artists Will.I.Am and Cody Wise with a little twist. Titled “Birthday” and produced by Will.I.Am and Damien LeRoy, this features samples from Jamaica’s own Aidonia (Fi Di Jockey) and Bounty Killa. The song is basically a feel good song that promotes living life to the fullest all the time and celebrating it like it’s your birthday. Sounds like a hit to me here and it’s very interesting to hear Dancehall being sampled in this. Check out the song below and share your thoughts in the comments section.

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OLDIES SUNDAY: @KingBeenieMan – Memories (1996)


Earlier this month American Rapper Kanye West’s 6th solo album “Yeezus” leaked, and the internet went crazy. One of the songs that leaked featured a sample from today’s Oldies Sunday artist, Beenie Man. Titled “Memories” and produced by Fat Eyes Records in 1996, Beenie encourages people to stop living in the past, speaks about activities that would happen in the “Wild West“, and a mix of why people would be ashamed of their skin colour and Africa.

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