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Loaded Lux On Why Battle Rap Will Never Go Away

"Get Down"
Artist: Cam'ron
Producer: Chad Hamilton
Release Year: 2004
Song Sampled: "Life's Opera"
Sample Release Year: 1985
Sample Effect: Dipset was always surprisingly effective at looping a quick, seconds-long sample and building an entire song out of it, and that's exactly what Killa does here.
Why The Song Is Dope: There will always be a debate about which album was Cam'ron's best, but for my money it's gotta be Purple Haze, and I don't care what the rest of y'all think. The track is so simple, and that's exactly what makes it so perfect; all you really need at the end of the day is something to ring in the beat, and let Killa do the rest. One of the standouts of his career, and a Dipset classic. It's, for better or for worse, the Diplomats' version of Jay's "Hard Knock Life," but it samples a much less annoying track. —DR

"Get Down"

Artist: Cam'ron
Producer: Chad Hamilton
Release Year: 2004
Song Sampled: "Life's Opera"
Sample Release Year: 1985
Sample Effect: Dipset was always surprisingly effective at looping a quick, seconds-long sample and building an entire song out of it, and that's exactly what Killa does here.
Why The Song Is Dope: There will always be a debate about which album was Cam'ron's best, but for my money it's gotta be Purple Haze, and I don't care what the rest of y'all think. The track is so simple, and that's exactly what makes it so perfect; all you really need at the end of the day is something to ring in the beat, and let Killa do the rest. One of the standouts of his career, and a Dipset classic. It's, for better or for worse, the Diplomats' version of Jay's "Hard Knock Life," but it samples a much less annoying track. —DR

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Cam’ron Thinks Kanye West Wearing Skirts Is “Wild Gay”

Despite Cam'ron having a tumultuous fallout with Jay Z and Roc-A-Fella, he always was enamored by the talent of Kanye West. He and West collaborated on numerous occasions, more notably his 2004 single, "Down & Out." W...

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Jeezy Is At The Top Of His Game On ‘Seen It All: The Autobiography’

It's been three years since hip-hop last saw an album from America's favorite rapper, Jeezy. Even though Jeezy has been relatively quiet as a solo artist, Jeezy has found new success behind the scenes as Atlantic Records’ Senior VP of A&R and rebranding his CTE World imprint with free compilation tapes...

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