Licks and Riffs: Tribe Called Quest - Bonita Applebum
Licks & Riffs : Tribe Called Quest - Bonita Applebum
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This drum sample is taken from influential Hip-Hop act Tribe Called Quests's 'Bonita Applebum'.
It's quite a standard hip-hop beat with a laid-back back feel to the quick notes in the second bar.
Hardest to master in this beat is probably the double Bass Drum kick at the start of each 4-bar phrase.
Try to make the first one quite light, and give the second more emphasis.
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