NYC Electro
7Feb/120

Early 80s Expose about Sampling, “What is it?”, “Ahhhhh”

Hip-hop and sampling have always gone hand-in-hand. The laws are basically figured out these days, but watch the video below to feel nostalgic about the era when sampling laws were still being figured out. Its really interesting to here the artists' reactions on the subject. I wonder if Tom Petty, and the others, still feel the same? Click through for more thoughts on the subject...

Mini-documentary on 'sampling' circa 1988

30Aug/102

Rock the Bells – Show wrap-up (tons of Videos and Pics)

This past Saturday, as you already know from the post before, the 7th annual "Rock The Bells" concert happened. First things first, it was off the hook! The artists were called to do, from cover to cover, one of their classic albums. No one completelly stuck to the format, and some threw it out the window, but overall it was a very special event. These artists never really do their album hits on stage, just the most popular songs. It was quite a treat and all the hip-hop stars were there (either making a cameo on stage or just watching). NYCelectro.com had VIP passes, so click through for more pics, videos, and complete coverage of the event.

Rock The Bells VIP Pass

27Aug/100

This SATURDAY – Rock the Bells concert on Governor’s Island

This is the 7th annual "Rock the Bells" hip-hop festive. This year the lineup is insane! Snoop, Rakin, KRS, Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang Clan, and more. The crazy thing is, they are all performing their most famous albums strait through. This will be the best hip-hop show ever! Its Saturday the 28th in NY, and Sunday the 29th in DC. If you live anywhere close to those places, you must go! Click through for the details and locations: