View Full Version : from jazz to h.h. (comp incl. RZA, Diamond, Large Pro, Dilla, Madlib, Nas,Guru, etc)
02-02-2011, 12:12 PM
check my little article and this 18-track compilation i have been wanting to do a long, long time since i'm a big fan of both jazz and hip-hop and they have much in common. it's at The Lost Tapes (http://claaa7.blogspot.com).
food for thought
02-02-2011, 12:15 PM
damn, good shit.
jazz incorporated hip hop is my shit.
checking this out now...
02-02-2011, 12:40 PM
word i bet you gonna love this... that's how i started getting into jazz to, through samples in hip-hop and remixes, etc, now i find myself to listen to jazz almost as much as i listen to hip-hop. but it can't be just as any old ass jazz, i especially like the jazz between 1965 to 1976.
for those who wonder why "Think Twice" by Dilla is on there it is because it's a cover of trumpeter Donald Byrd's tune of the same name.
02-02-2011, 12:53 PM
Thanks, I have been trying to get into jazz for a while now, this will be a nice addition.
02-02-2011, 02:13 PM
The title and features caught my eye, I will definetely check this out, you know im a Krush head Claa7 and he incorporates alot of Jazz into all his work and I love that element of it so im onto this.
02-02-2011, 02:17 PM
^ you'll be glad that DJ Krush is featured on the compilation with his remix of Miles Davis classic "Black Satin".
02-02-2011, 06:59 PM
wonderful shit. I hadda bring back that madlib track like twice now. PROPS, definitely something to spark up to!!
02-02-2011, 10:00 PM
gonna dive into this soon......thanks again claaa7 always lookin foward to your compilations...need to catch up with your blog too hahahah
02-03-2011, 06:21 AM
^ thanx.. yeah definitely bookmark my blog ;)
i update almost daily, with exclusive compilations, articles, some news and when there's new tracks that I find interesting i post them.
02-04-2011, 07:11 AM
bump, i was listening to this before and i fucking love it. this should be a great introduction to jazz music for a hip-hop... Nas verse on the Miles Davis remix was hot as hell and i love the RZA remix of Charlie Mingus joint + both Diamond D remixes. fuck it, everything on it is great.
02-04-2011, 07:53 AM
I've gotten roughly half way thru the comp, and its great, especially that Madlib track, I think its one of the first.
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