BeatSession 02|08|11

Original Sample:

Silly Love Song by Enchantment

Okay, so illa had to take some time off from the world this week. He didn’t tell me where he was going–only that it was a matter of national security…and that the fate of the world itself depended on it. Needless to say, he asked me to fill in. This week’s sample is one that I’m not a stranger to– in fact, [illa] a certain producer that will not be named has indeed chopped it up before. It’ll be interesting to hear his new interpretation of the sample along with everyone elses.

Enchantment actually got together in high school in Detroit. Rumor has it that the group entered a radio talent contest winning 500 bucks and a recording contract. This propelled them to more notoriety locally and the group eventually caught the eyes of producer Michael Stokes, who himself had worked with the likes of Eddie Kendricks and Bill Withers. They went on to cut their most successful album, Once Upon a Dream. After years of label hopping, the group would eventually become only supporting characters in the multitude of Motown musicians. Alliteration is silly, but not as silly as all these love songs. Here’s one more for good measure. Let’s go, y’all. Namaste. -Soco (@bsoco/@generationill)

P.S. Make sure you tune in next week, when we pay tribute to J DILLA.

Featured Beats and Producers:

Don’t Worry About Me (Snippet) by DJ Ambush (North & South Carolina)

Para sa isang magandang babae feat. Marquiss by Chrizo (Las Piñas, Philippines)

A Song Without Words (Yet) by illa (Miami, FL)

Silly Love Song by Justin de Guzman (Manila, Philippines)

Rap Legends feat. The Game by D (Lipa, Batangas)

Money To Be Made ft. Traffic by DJ Spinz (Makati City, Philippines)

You by Agent Smith 78 (Chicago, IL)

The Struggle by TicTac Productions (Toronto, Canada)

Till the end by dondabeats (Paranaque, Philippines)

Game Changer by Chino (Atlanta, GA)

Wusdadilly by Flava Matikz (Q-York City, Philippines)

Party With a Fever by Sideways (Orlando, FL)

One Four Dilla by Gee (Toronto, Canada)

Fligh Skool by 25/8 (Miami, FL)

He was (Super) Sonic in His former Glory by Blackph03nix (London, England)

Silly Love Song by JedLi of People’s Future (Manila, Philippines)

If I Had My Way by illa (Miami, FL)

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6 Responses to BeatSession 02|08|11

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  2. 25/8 says:

    damn yall went extra hard this week! i notice a lot of deep/808ish drums this week! always a plus!

  3. PMBeatz says:

    After listening to every single one???……. ummmmmmmm………. *died*

  4. DJ Spinz says:

    Damn Chrizo’s beat is sick!

  5. tictac says:

    everyone WENT IN on this week’s sample!!
    next week = DILLA WEEK!!
    i am excite.

  6. Praverb says:

    great beats this week…yikes at the flippage of the sample…

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