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Did The Decline Of Sampling Cause The Decline Of Political Hip Hop? The Atlantic Interviews Hank Shocklee

shockleewebpic_atlanticdeclineofsamplingfErik Nielson, Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Richmond, where his research focuses on African American literature and hip-hop culture, has written a thought-provoking piece on sampling for The Atlantic which Hank Shocklee was interviewed for.

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The Alphabet According To Hank Shocklee Featured In New Issue Of Electronic Beats Magazine

shockleestorypic_hankshockleeEBcoverOur own Hank Shocklee lays out the alphabet according to him in the latest edition of Electronic Beats Magazine – Issue 2/2013 where he touches on things like Harlem, mixing on Neve boards, Kanye and Emika. The Berlin based magazine covers all the latest in the music scene throughout the world. The issue is available now in shops or you can read it online here.

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Rap Quotes: Artist Posts Street Signs At Places Referenced In Famous Lyrics

shockleewebpic_rapquotesstreetartAfter schooling New Yorkers on etiquette via numerous unsanctioned interventions, artist Jay Shells channeled his love of hip hop music and his uncanny sign-making skills towards a brand new project: “Rap Quotes.”

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The World’s Highest Paid Music Makers 2012

Forbes has just announced their list of ‘The World’s 25 Highest Paid Musicians’. Although they are not all necessarily ‘musicians’ we get their point and it’s no surprise that the U.S. & UK dominated list of top earners is comprised of mostly household names.

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Cash Kings 2012: Hip-Hop’s Highest Paid Artists

Forbes Magazine has compiled a list of the top earners in hip hop for their 2012 Cash Kings list. All together these top 20 entertainers earned a total of $415 million in the last year.

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Hank Shocklee Featured In Upcoming Documentary ‘DUST: The Art Of Sampling’

SAE Institute is putting the finishing touches on a documentary coming out this summer called ‘DUST: the Art of Sampling’. In this snippet, our own Hank Shocklee, discusses the legal landscape of sampling and analyzes how these limitations affect producers and the sampling community.

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