Bill Black’s Break

Bill Black was only in his 40’s when he died of a brain tumor, but he had a very lucrative career. A Memphis native, he got his start playing bass for the one and only Elvis Presley. Bill Black gave READ MORE…

Country Drum Break

Country music is probably my least favorite genre of all (next to trap/ratchet Hip-Hop or whatever they call it). However, in the diggin’ world, we all know that Country albums contain some really dope drum breaks. Alexander Harvey was a READ MORE…

E.S.G. Sued by E.S.G.

Normally when I write about a music-related law suit, it’s a publisher/content owner suing a rapper over a sample. In this case, it’s 1 sister suing 2 others. E.S.G, the funk/punk band from the South Bronx is the subject of READ MORE…

Blues Rock Drum Break

Fancy was a blues/rock/pop group comprised of session musicians – produced by Mike Hurst. The lead vocalist of the group, Helen Caunt was a former Penthouse Pet (maybe she knew Lynn Carey from Mama Lion!?). Despite their first album being READ MORE…

Butt Breaks

The Butts Band – awesome name for a group. Despite this album having a very soulful/funky/reggae sound, the original members of the band were actually rejects and remaining members from rock legends The Doors. The members met while auditioning to READ MORE…

George Kerr – If This World Were Mine

Why am I posting up a mediocre cover of a Marvin Gaye classic? Because George Kerr deserves some credit. He’s not the best known artist amongst soul and sample fans, but he’s done more for Hip-Hop than you probably realize. READ MORE…

Diggin’ 07/14

Bought about 40 LP’s this past weekend, with lots of gems. Plus, finally got a copy of Cerrone‘s “Rocket in the Pocket” incase I feel like throwing a block party lol. Below are a few… Joe Farrell – Upon This READ MORE…

Don’t Get Mad (Get Even)

Gypsy credits themselves as “the original jam band” (!?) on their website (guess they aren’t fans of Grateful Dead). The group hailing from Minnesota is best known for their hit single “Gypsy Queen Pt. 1 & 2” and being the READ MORE…