August 5, 2013

Soul Influences

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Written by: The Soul Listener
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The idea behind this site is not to only deliver pure soul music but also music that has soul influences as well. I know you’ve seen the the Cover of the Week features on here in the past but today I decided to switch it up a little bit. Hate him or love him we all know Kanye West takes his craft very seriously and has delivered some classic tracks. Like many other producers in Hip-Hop he makes heavy use of sampling. The good thing about Kanye though is he picks incredible originals to sample. Check out this compilation of samples he’s used. You’ll notice a lot of soul influences as he samples the likes of Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, Gil Scott Heron, and long list of others.

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