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My Hub Quote in NEWSWEEK debating Prince samples vs Questlove

  1. DJ Funktual profile image80
    DJ Funktualposted 20 months ago

    I started doing my YouTube series a year after joining hubpages.  I considered it a way to reach the public outside the Hub who share my interests: vinyl records, crate digging and music production, particularly the art of sampling.  The smug try to quickly debunk sampling like it isn't an artform but it certainly is.  If someone makes a mosaic, no one complains they didn't take all the pictures.

    Either way you feel about it, I WENT VIRAL!  instantly.
    My first video TOP 10 SAMPLES IN HIP-HOP HISTORY
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfqlG8gSkeA is now up over 600k.

    FAST FORWARD to now
    John Legend is producing an Off-Broadway play about the legend Dick Gregory and it's starring the great Joe Morton. Joe has asked me to DJ the private afterparty for this Opening Night event 5/19. Playing Prince 45's for Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle might be coming off the Bucket List my friends!

    and today this happened...
    DJ FUNKTUAL is featured and quoted in NEWSWEEK article debating samples vs Questlove. http://www.newsweek.com/princes-gett-an … ple-456856

    Thanks hubbers.  i learned a lot here FIRST.


    1. FlourishAnyway profile image99
      FlourishAnywayposted 20 months agoin reply to this

      Very impressive.  I love knowing about success stories like yours!  May you have continued success moving forward.

  2. Robin profile image
    Robinposted 20 months ago

    So very cool!  The video of you is awesome.  Congrats!

  3. DJ Funktual profile image80
    DJ Funktualposted 20 months ago

    Thanks!  Enjoying one helluva week!

  4. Anna Marie Bowman profile image93
    Anna Marie Bowmanposted 20 months ago

    Congrats!!!!  That's awesome!!!

  5. janshares profile image96
    jansharesposted 20 months ago

    So cool, DJ. Happy for you. smile

  6. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 20 months ago

    Wow! Good for you. I love to hear success stories, especially if they spring from HubPages.