THE COURTROOM
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THE COURTROOM

The Art of Clearing A Sample: Deciding If It’s Worth It and How To Actually Do It.

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Hip hop and samples go hand in hand, for better or worse. We have seen samples become the core element in some of the greatest records ever. We have also seen samples hinder the release of a record because the copyright owners refuse to offer clearance. That's the paradox when deciding to use a sample. It’s a cost/benefit analysis every time. Is the…

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