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Know Your Samples: A Rain Dance for Lil Kim’s Crush

Lorber was an early advocate of what we now know as smooth jazz, and this track can be found on the 1979 album Water Sign. No chopping was necessary; a simple loop was all that was needed to create this memorable backdrop for Kim, Cease and B.I.G. I know you seen me on the video...

Since Lil Kim celebrated her  birthday last week, it’s only right to show the Queen Bee some more love here. One of her biggest hits came courtesy of an elegant jazz number from the Jeff Lorber Fusion group called “Rain Dance.” Lorber was an early advocate of what we now know as smooth jazz, and this track can be found on the 1979 album Water Sign. No chopping was necessary; a simple loop was all that was needed to create this memorable backdrop for Kim, Cease and B.I.G. I know you seen me on the video…

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