For those of you interested in this history of hip hop, but don’t have time to read about it, check this out.
In four minutes, French DJ/beatboxer EKLIPS enacts out a 30-year oral history of hip hop for French TV channel Trace Urban by sampling it one beat to the next:
Sugar Hill Gang, Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaata, Slick Rick & Doug E Fresh, Eric B & Rakim, Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang Clan, KRS One, Nas, Gang Starr, Old Dirty Bastard, The Notorious BIG, Tupac, Busta Rhymes, Eminem, M.O.P, Pharaoh Monch, Terror Squad, Bone Thugs n’Harmony, Eminem & Dr Dre, Dr Dre, Busta Rhymes, Rick Ross, Jay Z, and Kanye West.
All in one take.
Photo courtesy of Tim Fuller via Flickr