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Adrock Says “Beastie Boys Was The First Sample Lawsuit”

September 16, 2010

Propellerhead serves up a gem with deleted scenes from their interview with Adrock of the Beastie Boys. Adrock tells the story of buying his first drum machine, a Roland TR-808, with $250, discovering LL Cool J, creating pause tapes, the rise of the Beastie Boys, and being sued by The Jimmy Castor Bunch for their use of “Hey Leroy”.

Well, the other things is that I kind of discovered LL Cool J

We didn’t really call it sampling.

That’s what I believe or that’s what I’ve been told that Beastie Boys was the first sample lawsuit.

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

Mr Hugo September 16, 2010 at 8:32 pm

i believe marley marl was the person who first sampled i think….

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EBT September 17, 2010 at 10:01 am

marly marl was the 1st person to individually sample kicks & snares…

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skript September 16, 2010 at 9:55 pm

he’s talking about the first artist to be sued for sampling..

btw…i thought Biz was the first to get taken to court for sampling.??

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ClearBlue September 16, 2010 at 10:26 pm

damn this video is epic and hilarious!

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DJ Definite September 17, 2010 at 12:58 am

great video!

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Schpilkas September 17, 2010 at 2:15 am

“Brooklyn!’

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CrushProof Studio September 17, 2010 at 2:42 pm

“Pause Button Beats” Man I thought I was the only one that did that……haha!

man im old

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Michael September 17, 2010 at 3:01 pm

I want to hear those tape jams lol.

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dj quest September 18, 2010 at 12:45 am

1st album classic. 808s on everything. still bumpin that ish!!

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Matty Melks September 18, 2010 at 10:34 pm

thanks Semantik

pure gold -

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sayla September 29, 2010 at 12:04 pm

classic!

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