samples

On Saturday, the world stopped. Almost a week since its HBO premiere, 'Lemonade,' Beyonce’s second visual album since her self-titled 2013 opus, remains on everyone’s tongues.

TJMS

James Brown, better known as the “Godfather of Soul,” left behind a musical legacy that still captivates listeners to this day. However, the late bandleader…

News

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that police may take DNA samples as part of a routine arrest booking for serious crimes, this decision upholds  a Maryland law  saying the samples can be considered similar to fingerprints. To check out more about the story and read The Washington Post’s article click right here. Supreme Court […]

If you’re in the entertainment business, in any fashion, it’s safe to say Quincy Jones has had some influence on you. From creating some of the most memorable music in history to founding one of hip hop’s most loved magazines, Quincy Jones has done it all. WBW: Samples of History: Hip-Hop Mines Afrobeat In celebration […]

Of course one of Hip-Hop music’s greatest break beats is a jazz record. “Take Me to the Mardi Gras” by Bob James originally appeared on the jazz fusion artist’s album Two, released in 1975. A pianist arranger and producer, James has numerous records in his catalog that have been raided by producers over the years, […]

led-zeppelin-vs-the-blues Led Zeppelin is considered by many to be one of the greatest bands in the history of rock music, but their roots clearly lie…

Led Zeppelin is considered by many to be one of the greatest bands in the history of rock music, but their roots clearly lie in the tradition of the blues. Their blues influences got the best of them on a few occasions during their run in the late 60s and 70s. In 1972, the band […]