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"The World is Yours" looks at a musical revolution that was not only inspired by recording but born from its history: the art of sampling—a kind of musical equivalent of Adam's rib. Beginning with the pioneers of hip hop (Afrika Bambaataa, Chuck D, Rick Rubin), the episode tracks the way in which the practice of borrowing fragments from existing records created a new genre.
Aired: 11/21/16Video has closed captioning.
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"The World is Yours" looks at the art of sampling and the musical revolution it inspired.
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Public Enemy’s Chuck D. traces the roots of Hip Hop to the Caribbean “toasting” tradition.
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