Are you guys ready for a history lesson? DJ Rich Medina discusses how J Dilla flip the Mary Wells song "Two Lovers History" into an infectious beat for Mos Def's "History" (featuring Talib Kweli).
I have to agree with Medina that Dilla's sample was a "more mature version of that Kanye West-school of production" where he speeded up the soul sample into a chipmunk sound. Medina compared Dilla's creative sampling as a Mercedes-Benz to Yeezy's Toyota. No shots, of course. This is about music production and the innovativeness of the late J Dilla.
Rest in peace, Dilla Dawg. And thank you for the "History" lesson.
**BONUS**: "Served over Dilla time signatures / It's miracle material..."