Mr. Green from Brooklyn had a great idea: instead of sampling vinyls, why not just go out and record samples on the streets?
And the outcome of that idea is a collaborative album, Live from the Streets.
He made video episodes of this process on Youtube and a contest with Native Instruments.
Ben Durazzo is a beatmaker from Oakland, California.
He uses two MPCs for his performances, which include dirty drums and dope samples.
Huey Daze is an upcoming hip hop producer from New York who has worked with several artists.
The Psycho Realm is an American hip hop group started in 1989 by brothers Sick Jacken and Big Duke from the Downtown, Pico-Union area of Los Angeles.
Terror Squad was a hip hop collective that was first established in 1998.
Zion I is an American hip hop duo from Oakland, California, consisting of Baba Zumbi and Amp Live.
Extra Science is the first release from producer / MC Fraction & and engineer / MPC-wizard Fresh Kils
The Lyricist Lounge is a hip hop showcase of rappers, emcees, DJ’s, and Graffiti artists.