The Sample Axis Podcast
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The Sample Axis PodcastMay 29, 2023
77. FESTAC '77 feat Dele Adeyanju
Radio Personality and Yoruba Music Historian, Dele Adeyanju (Agbaletu) joins Gboyega and Nelson for a special episode of the podcast reviewing the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. It's episode 77 of the podcast so we wanted to be sleek. Listen, subscribe, send feedback and share widely.
76. Iyogogo and Fine Ballads in Yoruba
P - Square sampling Onyeka Onwenu's Iyogogo, Teni on Were picks from Sola Allyson-Obaniyi. Enjoy.
75. Balla et ses Balladins; Conakry to Fayetteville
This episode features J. Cole sampling Guinean band Balla et ses Balladins and Nate Dogg // Atlantic Starr.
74. Our Lord Jesus is our Ladder
Sample Axis' Happy Boys are back. We discuss Olamide's YBNL sampling Sister Agnes Iro's Ladder among other stories.
73. Lingua Afrobeats
72. Sample of the Year, Last Last.
71. Ad Music: I Wish I Knew Joromi
70. Ludwig van Beethoven for the Kids
69. Pasuma, Akon, Bobby Vinton ft Adams Murphy
68. Be The One; Be My Man
67. Papa Wemba: Rumba, Soukous and African Music Legacy
66. Here Comes The Hotstepper
65. Season 5 Recap
64. Diss Samples: Ruggedman and 9ice in 2010
Disclaimer: The story dateline about the situation between Ruggedman and 9ice may not have been told accurately in the discussion. We focused more on the samples. Listen, Subscribe and Share.
63. Miles Davis, Yinka Davies and Nigerian Jazz
62. Denge Pose and Catch Me With a Bud
61. Ayé La Ba: The Legend of Ambrose Campbell feat. Dami Ajayi
60. Eminem // Aerosmith; Common // Electric Light Orchestra
59. Nigerian Raggae and Other Stories
58. The Modim Interview
54. Nigerian Influence in Contemporary African Music
57. Veronica Vega // Musuliu Iṣola; The Outfields // Wyclef Jean // Ayanfe
56. The Story of The Dready Boys from Igbo-Ukwu (Part 1)
55. Jonas Blue // Tracy Chapman; Eminem // Haddaway
53. Ijo Soul; Orlando Julius and James Brown for The Culture
52. Season 4 Recap
51. The Paybac Iboro Interview
50. The Special 50 (Part 2)
50. The Special 50. (Part 1)
49. Jim Rex Lawson's Sawale + Remakes by Alex Zitto and Flavour
48. Pac BIG Diss Samples: Dennis Edwards, Siedah Garrett and David Porter
47. The Queen of Atrado Rhythms, Oby Onyioha
46. Ayangba Girls Are Still Dangerous
45. Fat Joe // Tina Turner; Eve // Yarbough and Peoples
43. Flavour // Lionel Richie; X Smile // Baba Ara
42. Eugene Wilde, Foxy Brown and P Square; Gotta Get You Home Tonight
Nelson and Gboyega give background stories and touch on everything interesting about these three records and their influences.
41. Rasqie // DMX; Remedies // Grady Harrell
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Jadakiss | Still Feel Me
DMX | Ruff Ryders Anthem
Rasqie | Soji
Grady Harrell | Belinda
The Remedies | Belinda
40. Distant Relatives from Angola: David Zé, Damian Marley and Nas.
39. Sample Axis Podcast Season 3 Recap
38. King Sunny Ade, Moelogo and Bunny Mack: Sweetie Penkele!
37. Fuji The Sound, Shabba Ranks and Other Stories
Twitter: @NwaenieN, @gboyega_adeoya
IG: @nwaenie.nelson, @gboyegaadeoya
K1 The Ultimate - Solo youtu.be/01N0lFOXIRQ K1 The Ultimate -
Baba Seun Pupo Fun Mi youtu.be/zMMuk4Q2Zpg
K1 The Ultimate - Awade youtu.be/bPTsDkztVjw
K1 The Ultimate - Awade Remix youtu.be/gEnt98jJKDc
Seyi Vibes - God Sent youtu.be/_BOEyGetSdA
Shabba Ranks - Tingaling youtu.be/wH_0_pijbZY
Pasuma - Orobokibo youtu.be/yKv4B7R3N6Y
Dammy Krane, Pasuma - Ligali Remix youtu.be/W-0xlj24JuQ
Naira Marley - Chi Chi youtu.be/-w0iSUtYlNg
36. A Tribute to Sound Sultan
35. The Migos | French Montana
Avalanche | The Migos: youtu.be/J0ll_stAEpc
Hips Don't Lie | Shakira, Wyclef Jean: youtu.be/DUT5rEU6pqM
FWMGAB | French Montana: youtu.be/mBmqToRrYI8 Follow @SampleAxisPod, @gboyega_adeoya and @NwaenieN on Twitter.
34. One Day E Go Better | Mike Nliam, Abay Esho and Eldee The Don.
It's a rap song with two verses explicitly exploring the many dramatic and disturbing stories of the horror of Nigerian livelihood. The chorus was inspired by the song One Day E Go Better by a group called Safari - Abay Esho and Mike Nliam.. Enjoy this episode. Please follow @SampleAxisPod.
33. The Change in the Mixtape Culture in Hiphop
32. Microsamples, Tubaba and Teddy Pendergrass
31. Sting | Shinehead | Shirazee, Sarz | Napoleon Da Legend | Englishman In New York
30. Lil Kim // Sade; Jadakiss, Fabolous // Tevin Campbell
done by Queen Bee (Lil Kim) on the rap jam "Single Black Female" which takes a part of Sade Adu’s Sweetest Taboo with help from Mario Winans giving the song a new and completely different vibe. As far as samples go this is one of the books. The second part of the episode has background stories on another rap song this time from Jadakiss and Fabolous enlisting Teyana Taylor to create the song “Talk About It” inspired by the Grammy nominated 1994 song “Can We Talk” by Tevin Campbell. Enjoy and share. Send a mail to email@example.com.
29. Peruzzi // Bob Marley; Yonda // Yinka Ayefele
28. Ad Music: Kanye and Katrina For Guinness and Ovaltine
27. Pac, Lyte and The Remedies: The Iconic Quincy Jones Sample
26. Season 2 Recap
25. 1893. G Eazy. Return of the Mack.
24. How about Lijadu Sisters and Ayra Starr and a bit about Seyi Sodimu?
21. Odunsi The Engine //P Square; DMW // Usher
23. Adam Salim - Miriam Makeba - Yinka Ayefele: The Long Line of the Malaika Melody
22. The Origins of Ṣowanbe Music: A Tribute to Tunde Nightingale.
20. Heavy K // Phil Collins; Cassper Nyovest // Malaika
19. Eddy Okonta, Old Roger, Umqombothi and Other Stories
This episode throws it back to the life and times of Nigerian highlife legend, Edwin Chukwuemeka Okonta because his name was mentioned as a title for a song by DJ Spinall and Reminisce Alaga Ibile. Also on this episode, DJ Neptune and Kizz Daniel sample Yvonne Chaka Chaka's Umqombothi. Kizz Daniel's No Do is also featured here for a sample of Tales by Moonlight - an old kiddies show on TV.
Old Roger songs:
Nursery Rhymes on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBEcZLsnqz0
Afro Version rendered by Chery Entafield - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4LPIdEtInw
17. 2 Pac // Bruce Hornsby; David Guetta // Suzanne Vega
The third foreign episode of the SAP features the legendary rapper and hiphop revolutionary, 2PAC Shakur. We talk about the Bruce Hornsby sample on Changes. Also David Guetta is in the conversation, regarding the Ava Max feature that sampled Suzanne Vega from 1982.
18. Sean Tizzle // CAC Good Women Choir; Jamopyper // Ice Prince
Sean Tizzle samples an iconic end-of-the-year song from 1979 done by the CAC Good Women Choir. Also on this episode, a Naija hiphop classic Oleku is sampled on a Jamopiper/Mayorkun jam.
16. Wurld // Sir Shina Peters; Davido // Kojo Funds
30 years apart, Afro Juju music in Nigeria gets recreated with a new touch by the amazing vocalist, Wurld. We also talk a bit about Davido's Fall sampling Kojo Funds' Dun Talkin. Listen and share.
15. Maintain//Ludacris; Sauti Sol//Dr Alban
We go to Kenya for this episode talking about one of the best African boy bands in recent years - Sauti Sol in connection to Dr Alban's epic number - Hello Africa. But before that, Nigerian group, Maintain made a Naija version of Ludacris and Nate Dogg's Area Codes from early Y2K. Enjoy the sample axis.
14. VIP Ahomka Womu // Wizkid; Nelly // Phyno
13. Season 1 Finale
A recap of all episodes in season 1
12. The Story of Eddie Quansa; The Peacock Guitar Band // Runtown
We explore the highlife music friendship between Nigeria and Ghana. Also featured: Runtown samples The Peacock Guitar Band's Eddie Quansa. A production sample by Killbeatz for M.anifest's Forget Dem is also discussed.
11. T Jan//Omarion; May D//Hi Five
DJ Mustard produced Post To Be gets sampled by TJan + 2011 May D Soundtrack takes a bite off Hi Five's Kissing Game.
10. Biggie Smalls // Mtume; Flo Rida // Eiffel 65
This non-Nigerian episode analyses Mtume's Juicy Fruit sampled by Notorious BIG and the song Blue (Dabadee) by Eiffel 65 remade by Flo Rida.
9. Burna // Sade // Marc; Olamide // Whitney
This episode explores Time Flies by Burna Boy x Sauti Sol sampling Sade Adu and Marc Anthony. We also analyse Olamide sampling Whitney Houston/Dolly Parton's I Will Always Love You on Baddo Love.
8. Sky B // Eminem; T Classic // Bruno Mars
Episode 8 of The Sample Axis Podcast
7. Laycon, Simi // Naughty By Nature
On this episode, we explore the details on 2 Nigerians sampling a smash hit by Naughty by Nature 27 years after. Big talk on featured projects - Who Is Laycon? and Simisola.
6. P Square - The Fugees, Show Dem Camp - 2 Shotz
P Square's early hit song Bizzy Body samples Ready Or Not by The Fugees. Also, we explore Show Dem Camp's In Case as they sample 2 Shotz and Timaya.