Saturday, 6 September 2014
James Mtume on Sampling and "The Glorification of Mediocrity"
From the roundtable discussion: "These Are The Breaks: How a Few Dozen
Obscure Records Transformed the World of Pop Music", moderated by Dan
Charnas. Legendary musician James Mtume speaks at the 2012 EMP
Pop Conference about sampling in hip hop; from the business, to the
importance of honing your craft first. Mtume was viewing the roundtable
discussion as an audience member, but was asked to speak on the topic.