We go down a bit of a rabbit hole as we trace David Guetta’s new single, Hey Mama, with Nicky Minaj, back to a chain gang in South Carolina in the 1940s. We talk about how sampling has morphed from the golden age of hip hop to today.
This week we’re revisiting our Joke Stealing episode thanks to the thieving of The Fat Jew. The internet is going crazy over how much money he’s making over stealing other people’s material. And his stealing is so blatant.
Today’s episode is about a thing we struggle with every week making this podcast — the Loudness War! Since the early 90s, music has gotten progressively louder. Everybody’s been turning it up to “11” and we talk about how and why this is happening.
Got to get the hot stuff when you can, especially by Donna Summer. Enjoy this week’s #TBT (from 2012) our video tribute to Donna Summer’s passing. In our fine Who Stole What style, we borrowed the baseline from Blur’s Girls & Boys to make this song more rock n’roll.