Vicarious Music & Media

AMERICAN GANGSTER PROVIDES INSPIRATION FOR

MIXTAPE COMPILATION TO BE RELEASED DECEMBER 4th FEATURES THE SOUNDTRACK & ORIGINAL SAMPLES


(November 28, 2007) — New York, NY —SWAGRICULTURE is proud to present the SAMPLOLOGY mixtape series, a mixed compilation of music & the original blends that inspired them. Each chapter highlights a select artist, producer or genre.

 

Continuing the legacy of the SAMPLOLOGY Series, DJ Parler (pronounced par-lay) brings you A Gangster Chapter.  Inspired by Jay-Z’s American Gangster, this phase blends the soundtracks songs with the original samples used to create them.

 

To be released on December 4th the project coincides ironically with Jay Z’s birthday and the release date of his forthcoming acappella release of American Gangster. 

 

When asked to comment on the state of mixtapes and sampling usage in Hip Hop, DJ Parler remarks “This compilation isn’t intended to substitute the actual CD nor its samples, but to complement the album and excite those in search of good music. I’m hoping that after hearing my mixes, people will want to dig deeper.”

 

Additional SAMPLOLOGY Series include The K West Chapter, featuring material that Kanye West has appeared on as Producer and/or MC.   And The J Dilla Chapter, highlighting music produced by the late James Yancey a.k.a. J Dilla.

 

For more on DJ Parler and SAMPLOLOGY go to: www.myspace.com/djparler

 

“…a timeless mix for the ages”- HipHopDX.com

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