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DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE: Summertime (RHYTHM SCHOLAR remix) (2017) Free download

DJ JAZZY JEFF & THE FRESH PRINCE  Summertime RHYTHM SCHOLAR remixRhythm Scholar optimistically chooses Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s Summertime for his latest remix trick. Has he seen the forecast for tomorrow? Obviously not. Mind you – that’s over here while he’s over there where the North Korean Missile Crisis has been hotting up. Apparently, there nothing like the flash from an atomic blast to give you a tan. All that aside, here is a certain
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JIDENNA: Long Live The Chief (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Remix)(2017) Free download

long-live-the-chief-rhythm-scholar-jidennaIt’s a new year – it’s time for someone else to get a Rhythm Scholar schoolin’! Thus it is that we find Jidenna (for it is he) or rather Jidenna’s vocals from 2015 cut Long Live The Chief atop a crunchy new sample-based beat melded together from elements of tracks by Motown funk-rockers Rare Earth, Michael Jackson, the Red Hot Pipe And Slippers and Queen to name but a few of the
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A TRIBE CALLED QUEST: Bonita Applebum (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Remix) (2016) Free download

bonita-applebum-rhythm-scholar-remixRhythm Scholar works his magic on yet another hip-hop cut, indeed – yet another ATCQ cut – in this case his remix of Phife, Tip and co’s 1990 homage to the high-school fox of the title, Bonita Applebum. The vox and that sitar riff are all present and correct and the break is similar to the original albeit with more layers. After that though we’re off to the land of 80s soul with sparse piano
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DE LA SOUL: Breakadawn (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Brand New Day remix) (2015)

Rhythm Scholar De La Soul BreakadawnRhythm Scholar continues a quality run of remixes with his latest – a rework of De La Soul’s single Breakadawn off their Buhloone Mindstate album. Prince Paul’s fairly sparse original production (despite at least four samples) is switched up for a more layered beat and a slightly faster tempo. Sample-wise, the Bar-Kays and Smokey Robinson remain while MJ and The Pointer
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OL’ DIRTY BASTARD: Got Your Money (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Deep Down And Dirty remixes) (2015) Free download

Got Your Money ODB Rhythm Scholar remixDon’t you worry, I said ‘hey’, Rhythm Scholar got remix honey. Yes, yes, RS dedicates one to all the pretty girls with his rerub of classic ODB/ Kelis hook-up and pimp-rhyme classic Got Your Money. He puts together a veritable stable of samples (lifted from the works of Bob James, The O’Jays, Lafayette Afro Rock Band, Pink Floyd, Aerosmith, The Honey Drippers and Dennis Coffey) and bitch
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DE LA SOUL: Ring Ring Ring (RHYTHM SCHOLAR remix)(2015) Free download

Ring Ring Ring remix Rhythm ScholarHey how ya doin’? Anyone for a De La Soul Ring, Ring, Ring remix from Rhythm Scholar that takes a – well – what you might call ‘scholastic’ approach to the sample-magpie technique used by Prince Paul on the original. RS unpicks the many elements that made up the original and makes the most of the disco-fied ones – like Fat Larry’s Band if you want to throw a name around so you can act
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STETSASONIC: Talkin’ All That Jazz (Rhythm Scholar Funksonic remix)(2015) Free download

Talkin' All That Jazz Rhythm Scholar remixNot the first and certainly not the last bump in the torrent of freeness today, this is Rhythm Scholar‘s take on an edit of the mighty Stetsasonic’s biggest ever cut – Talkin’ All That Jazz. It’s more what you might call Talkin’ All That Jazzy Disco – if only that tripped off the tongue as lightly as this trips out of the speakers. But then talk is cheap. Mind you so is this since you can cop
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ERIC B & RAKIM: In The Ghetto (RHYTHM SCHOLAR Urban Renewal Remix) (2014) Free download

In The Ghetto Rhythm Scholar remix Eric B RakimWhen is it ok to listen to The Eagles, Phil Collins and Bob Seger? When they’re sampled along with Elvis and James Brown on a new beat for Eric B & Rakim’s 1990 cut In The Ghetto of course! Step forward Rhythm Scholar who provides a musical education by managing to rehabilitate AOR and cheesy pop rock with his ‘Urban Renewal’ mix. It ain’t where your music’s from it’s where it’s at
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