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BeatTips Pick Of The Week: Marco Polo, Frank Dukes, Rich Kidd, and Moss Flip The Same Sample Source


Each Beatmaker Sends Up Their Own Take And Transformation

By Amir Said (Sa’id)

Each beatmaker has their own approach. Likewise, given the same sample source, each beatmaker will flip it differently. In this video, taken from a portion of Marco Polo’s recent producer showcase, Marco Polo, Frank Dukes, Rich Kidd, and Moss flip the same sample source.

When listening to how each of these beatmakers translate the sample source, pay careful attention to two things: (1) how much does each maker build off the sample that they use; and (2) what sort of drum framework does each beatmaker build around the the sample they use.

For educational purposes…

Marco Polo, Frank Dukes, Rich Kidd, & MoSS All Flip The Same Sample

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About Author

Amir Said (aka Sa’id) is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of BeatTips. A writer, publisher, and beatmaker/rapper from New York, Said is the author of a number of books, including ‘The BeatTips Manual,’ ‘The Art of Sampling,’ ‘Ghetto Brother,’ and ‘The Truth About New York.’ He is also a recording artist with a number of music projects, including his latest album 'The Best of Times.' Follow him on Twitter at: @amirsaid and @BeatTipsManual