Sample Tree


California based rapper Blu, who quiet as kept is one of the nicest rappers out, just released a new album this week titled Jesus, and the song above “Lucky” immediately jumped out at me.  Maybe it’s because it shares the same sample as one of my favorite 90’s tunes, Showbiz and A.G.’s “Next Level (Nyte Time Mix)”, Produced by DJ Premier.  Do the knowledge…

And here’s where the sample is from.  Maynard Ferguson’s “Mister Mellow”, released in 1977…

To hear other songs that sampled “Mister Mellow”, click HERE (via the very dope and informative website Who Sampled).  Enjoy your Saturday.   I’m out…

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