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Saturday, September 6, 2008

Sampletastic: Brand Nubian & Jean Carne

Brand Nubian was slated to appear in Chicago last weekend for the 2008 African Festival of the Arts in Washington Park. I ended up missing the performance, but in the time leading up to the day of the show I had hopes that they would do this song:


Don't Let It Go To Your Head - Brand Nubian


The undeniable groove that underlay Grand Puba, Sadat X and Lord Jamar's verses can be attributed to one Jean Carne who sang "Don't Let It Go To Your Head" in 1979. Talk about winners - this is a major one:



Getcha 2-step on to this why don'tcha...

1 bugged out:

Gangstarr Girl said...

Ooh thanks for the info. I remember the Brand Nubian joint but didn't know the sample.