Adidas ‘Unite All Originals’ Mixtape, mixed by Chris Read for WhoSampled

UAOM-Artwork_400I recently put together this mix for WhoSampled in support of Adidas Original’s ‘Unite All Originals’ campaign.

Featuring the pairing of Run-DMC and A-Trak, the recent series of TV adverts in support of Adidas Originals Autumn/Winter collection sees the two acts collaborate on a track. Launching this week is a competition dubbed ‘Drop A Rhyme’ which offers vocalists an opportunity to hop on A-Trak’s beat alongside Run-DMC. The winning entries will feature on a forthcoming remix of the track.

In support of the competition, I put together an exclusive mix for WhoSampled placing some of Hip Hop’s greats alongside the records they have sampled, uniting some of the featured artists’ best loved hits with their original sources.

Listen to the mix here.

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About musicofsubstance

A collector of hip hop, funk, soul, boogie and related beats and jazz based music since the late eighties. Came to prominence as a club DJ through involvement in Substance (one of the UK's largest and longest running hip hop and funk nights) and a 2 year spell as mix DJ on BBC Radio 1Xtra. In recent years a steady output of high profile mix albums has allowed me to DJ worldwide. Currently compiling a series of mix albums for the BBE label and producing an album for BBC New Urban Music Bursary award winning 7 piece jazz / soul outfit 'Maylight'.
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