T2 Confirms That DJ Khaled and Drake's New Song Samples "Heartbroken"
The UK producer said he was approached directly by Khaled's team three weeks ago.
Jayhood Claims He "Inspired" Drake and DJ Khaled's New Song
The Jersey club producer said he doesn't blame the artists and has no "bad blood."
A Brief History of That Kickass Flute Sample on Future’s “Mask Off”
The surprising story starts at an MLK-themed musical, goes to Atmosphere and ends up at... Swedish rap?
Between Worlds: How Field Recordings Can Challenge Our Perceptions of Electronic Music
We speak to Throwing Shade and Black Merlin about what happens when east meets west.
Why Has This One Bassline Been Sampled Seventy Seven Times?
You've heard "Don't Look Any Further" more times than you even realize.
How The Avalanches Taught Skylar Spence to Appreciate Sampling as a Form of Expression
The American electro-pop artist reflects on the Australian band's legacy and latest album 'Wildflower.'
So, Is The Avalanches' New Album 'Wildflower' Any Good?
We spent 16 years waiting for 'Wildflower' and now that it's finally here, we ask the tough question: Does it suck, or is it legendary?
Why a Canadian Composer’s Controversial 80s Work is Still Ahead of Today's Copyright Laws
Before Girl Talk and the major label lawsuits, John Oswald's plunderphonic records proved sampling's possibilities.
The Musicians Behind one of the Most Sampled Songs in History Finally Got Paid
The creators of the Amen Break finally catch a break.
We Talked to a Lawyer About How the “Blurred Lines” Verdict Will Impact Copyright Law in Dance Music
Melody is protected — sound itself is not.
De La Soul's New Album Puts a New Spin on the Sampling Controversy
We spoke with Posdnuos about the history of sampling, music lawsuits, and the new method they've developed for this album.
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Frank Dukes is the Busiest Producer You Know Nothing About
He just made his dream Ghostface album from scratch, created a music library that can change sampling forever, and won a Grammy—but he's really pumped about a smoothie.