1. RBMA’s
    “beat:repeat NYC” –
    The Making of Mtume’s
    “Juicy Fruit” (VIDEO).

    RBMA ‘s “beat:repeat NYC” video series continues with a look at the creation and influence of Mtume ‘s 1983 R&B classic “Juicy Fruit” (a tune made further famous 11 years after its release via a Notorious young Brooklynite ). In addition to bandleader James Mtume ‘s insights into how the track’s distinctive LinnDrum rhythm came into being, DJ Evil Dee of Da Beatminerz applies his beatmaking wizardry to some “Juicy” chopping on the SP-1200.

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