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Fair Use Project?

What is The Fair Use Project?

The Fair Use Project exploratory committee results and List of Artists Used

Conceptually, this mix is constructed of all original funk, rock, soul, and jazz breaks straight out of record crates. All the vocal hip hop tracks are mixed using the accapellas off of the original 12" singles, and all the beats that people are rhyming on are made by DJ Inform, using said breaks. Everything that is used in this project has been used in hip hop songs before, from the drums, to the basslines, to the melodies, this mix is what would happen if you threw all the ingredients in a big pot, shook it up a lot, and then laid it all out differently. Basically, instead of mixing songs, DJ Inform mixed all the individual pieces of different songs to make new ones. In Inform's words, "This has been a labor of love for me, and my intent is to show respect and admiration for the mixtape DJ's of the 90's, and to highlight the lineage of music from generation to generation. There's nothing new under the sun, just new ways of imagining." He sounds like a hippy. He also is writing this in the third person, don't tell anyone. NO MP3, YOUTUBE RIPS, WAV, FLAC, OR ANY OTHER DIGITAL FILE WAS USED TO CREATE THIS MIX. ALL FROM VINYL. RESPECT!

That being said, here's the artist list, in no particular order

Dennis Coffey
Donald Byrd
Johnny Blair
Kool and the Gang
Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band
Lou Reed
Milt Jackson
Quincy Jones
Ramsey Lewis
Kellee Patterson
Bobbi Humphrey
Ahmad Jamal
Jimmy McGriff
Monk Higgins
Eric B and Rakim
The Beatnuts
Les McCann
Tony Williams
Lords of the Underground
Quincy Jones
David Porter
Tha Alkoholiks
Lauryn Hill
The Main Ingredient
Leroy Hutson
Barry White
Mobb Deep
Grover Washington Jr.
Al Hirt
Bobby Bland
Melvin Van Peebles
Big Pun
Young-Holt Unlimited
Edwin Starr
Bernard Wright
Three Times Dope
Mr. Complex
Notorious B.I.G.
Johnny Guitar Watson
The 9th Creation
Super Session
Mel & Tim
Gwen McCrae
Betty Wright
Northwest 6
Pete Rock and CL Smooth
Fred Wesley and the Horny Horns
Rotary Connection
Rare Earth
White Lightnin'
Joe Thomas
Gil Scott-Heron
Foster Sylvers
Smoked Sugar
Donny Hathaway
5 Stairsteps
Taana Gardner
Steve Arrington
Bobby Caldwell
Cold Blood
Isaac Hayes
The Blues Project
Talib Kweli
A Tribe Called Quest
Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Faith Evans
Bobbi Humphrey
The Meters
Special Ed
The Fatback Band
Steely Dan
Willis Jackson
Charizma and Peanut Butter Wolf
Albert King
Jazz Crusaders
Blahzay Blahzay
The Aquarian Dream
Dexter Wansel
Charles Kynard
The Headhunters
East Flatbush Project
Malcolm McLaren and the Bootzilla Orchestra
Willie Hutch
Average White Band
Houston Person
Ol Dirty Bastard
Gato Barbieri
Michael Jackson
James and Bobby Purify
Audio Two
Ronnie Laws
Slick Rick
The Ohio Players
Mad Skillz
John Kasandra
Boot Camp Clik
Rolls Royce
Tom Browne
John Handy
The Dramatics
P Funk All Stars
Slum Village
Mary Jane Girls
World Famous Supreme Team
Frankie Smith
Bill Cosby
Fat Larry's Band
Roy Ayers
Bob James
Idris Muhammed
Biz Markie
Public Enemy
Al Green
De La Soul
3rd Bass
The Spinners
Esther Phillips
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