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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Mixtape Challenge: How Long Can You Listen to the Beastie Boys Go "OOOOoOOOo?"

Posted By on Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 5:43 PM

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Fairly few mixtapes entertain, point out a musical trend, and ask interesting questions of their listeners at the same time. But, over at Uptown Almanac, Serg and DJ Hunnicutt have just posted a mixtape that does both of those. It's called "oooOOOoooOOOooo..." (The Mixtape), and it consists of rhymes from songs that use a sample of the Beastie Boys' "The New Style."

So where's the question? Well, see, the thing is more than 36 minutes long. That's a really long time to be listening to the Beastie Boys' go "ooooOOOoooOOo." A really long time. Long enough for the whole thing to be kind of a challenge to see how long you can listen. But it's kind of amazing how many songs use a sample of that song, and the mix sounds pretty good. Check it out after the jump.

The backstory:

I recently harnessed the power of the internets to make a mixtape with a friend. I sent him a bunch of rap songs that use a sample from the Beastie Boys' The New Style because that loop is dope as fuck and wanted a mix to exist. Fortunately he had the same idea which I came to find out via this amazing technology called twitter. I sent him a few songs I had in a playlist and he put it together over a few months. Then we put it on the internet because that's what you do with music in 2011.

Truth. Now, listen:

Beer & Rap presents: "oooOOOoooOOOooo..." (The Mixtape) by DJ Hunnicutt

So, how long did you last?

[Uptown Almanac]


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