Girl Talk. Digital Music. Race. Drake. Liquid Lives. #PlayYourPart

Hey all,

This week we’re listening to Girl Talk’s “Feed the Animals.” The full album is available here

For more on sampling, a brief history of the Amen break:

For more on some instances / examples of sampling, see this video of producer / rapper El-P on rhythm roulette:

Here is the sample list for Girl Talk’s “Feed the Animals”

http://www.illegal-tracklist.net/Tracklists/FeedTheAnimals

For something a little more recent, see this CBC discussion of Drake’s recent appropriation of Jamaican patois:

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-march-24-2017-1.4038259/drake-s-global-sound-under-fire-for-cultural-appropriation-1.4038264

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