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Cheryl Waters
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10 AM
De La Soul Day
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DJ Comment: Though originally a throw away b-side (“Reward” was the a-side), Melvin Bliss’s “Synthetic Substitution” took on second life after being sampled by Ultramagnetic MCs in the track “Ego Trippin.” It has since become one of the most sampled tracks of all time, sampled at least several hundred times (WhoSampled.com states the number as high as 400), including in Guru’s “Transit Ride,” “O.G. Original Gangster” by Ice-T, and “MMMBop” by Hanson.
Synthetic Substitution
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