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SEARCHING for Roy Ayers
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Roy Ayers is dangerously funky. He’s an American funk, soul, and jazz composer, vibraphone player, and music producer (I took that from Wikipedia)…

He’s a legend. One of my biggest inspirations during my late teen years, especially once I began producing Hip Hop music. He’s highly appreciated among Hip Hop artists, often providing the backdrop to some of the most loved Hip Hop records of the 1990’s.

Roy Ayers is best known for his records “Everybody Loves The Sunshine”, “Running Away” and “Searching” and it was an absolute delight to base this weeks Sample Sunday on his music!

Find the Sample Sunday Playlist on

Tracks

  • In The Mood - Talib Kweli feat. Kanye West & Roy Ayers
  • Get Money - Junior M.A.F.I.A.
  • Bonita Applebum - A Tribe Called Quest
  • Description of a Fool - A Tribe Called Quest
  • My Life - Mary J. Blige
  • Rolling Down My Face - Amerie

Samples

  • Everybody Loves The Sunshine - Roy Ayers Ubiquity
  • Searching - Roy Ayers Ubiquity
  • Running Away - Roy Ayers Ubiquity
  • You Can’t Turn Me Away - Sylvia Striplin (produced by Roy Ayers)
  • Daylight - Ramp (produced by Roy Ayers)
  • Lonesome Mood - The Friends of Distinction

Samples

  • Everybody Loves The Sunshine - Roy Ayers Ubiquity
  • Searching - Roy Ayers Ubiquity
  • Running Away - Roy Ayers Ubiquity
  • You Can’t Turn Me Away - Sylvia Striplin (produced by Roy Ayers)
  • Daylight - Ramp (produced by Roy Ayers)
  • Lonesome Mood - The Friends of Distinction

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