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Hi!  I'm Lee.  Welcome to my blog.  Here we talk music: news, reviews, interviews, tips, tutorials and more.  I'm also working on the upcoming podcast  Influenced  as a guest, writer and researcher alongside music aficionado Mark Williams and friends.  Watch this space! I have been a lover of music for as long as I can remember, an amateur lyricist for 25 years, a music writer for 15 years and a hobbyist musician and blogger for almost 10 years. My tastes range from jazz to house to hip hop and I love helping artists from all genres develop their sound. My music, videos, reviews and interviews have been featured in a variety of magazines and websites, including: B-Boy Tech Report Gimme That Beat Humanhuman Audio Skills Dream House Beats Where Did the Road Go Beat Tape Co-Op Push Power Promo Drum Magazine You can find my music on Bandcamp: Monkey Mind Sounds AKA LeeTNB And you can find me on Facebook: The New Beatmaker page Lee's personal page

Hip Hop Drums: Jake One 'Snare Jordan' Drum Kit and Behind The Beat: 'Rock Co. Kane Flow'




Jake One shows The Drum Broker how he came up with one of the greatest beats in hip hop history: 'Rock Co. Kane Flow' for De La Soul and MF DOOM.

This is one of those tracks that I can never play without bringing back to the beginning at least once.

On top of how hard the beat is, and how quotable the lyrics are ('...He eat rappers like part of a complete breakfast / your rhymes ain't worth the weight of they cheap necklace...'), this is one of the most well mixed rap songs every IMO.  This track sounds great on every format or system I've heard it on. 

This great video is in honour of Jake One's 'Snare Jordan' drum kit.  From the good folks over at The Drum Broker:

Jake One's has a reputation for being one of the most prolific hip hop producers during the last decade. As part of G-Unit's in house production team and producing handful of indie classics, Jake One quickly became an industry "go to" producer.

Outside of the G-Unit Camp Jake One has produced for an array of industry heavyweights including TI, Snoop, Brother Ali, E-40, 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, Freeway, De La Soul, Evidence, Boot Camp Click, and Slug just to touch the tip of the iceberg.

Jake One's signature sound is defined by his amazing drum selection, sample chopping skills, and head banging arrangements.

The Drum Broker is proud to announce Jake One's Official Drum Kit, Snare Jordan. Snare Jordan features over 100 drum samples from Jake One's personal drum stash and timeless classics including:
  • Wiz and Snoop "French Inhale"
  • Chance the Rapper "Acid Rain"
  • J Cole "Mo Money"
  • Snoop "Gangbang Rookie"
  • De La Soul "Rock Kokane Flow"
  • Jake One "I'm Coming"
  • TI "Salute"
  • Brother Ali "All U Need"
  • Jake One "The Truth"
  • 50 Cent "All of Me"
  • Freeway "It's Ova"
  • Brother Ali "Only Life I Know"
  • Fun "All Alright"
These samples are straight out of Jake's ASR-10, EQ'd on an SSL Console, and packaged for your beat making pleasure.

Don't sleep on Snare Jordan. As with anything Jake touches, this is sure to be another Classic!

The Official Jake One Drum Kit - Snare Jordan (Digital Download)
Buy 'Snare Jordan' now

Sidenote: On top of everything else, the cover of the kit is great.

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