Beat making challenge number two - Moombahton beat from Fiji samples.
A man in Fiji hits a PVC pipe with a flip flop, and his sound meets a 17-year-old drummer.
The Beat Making Lab crew meets Fijian rapper/producer Dave Lavaki (aka Mr. Grin).
Ben searches for purpose, Masi follows a dream. Fiji Beat Making Lab brings them together.
The first Beat Making Lab was launched at UNC-Chapel Hill in the Fall semester of 2011.
US National Anthem [Star Spangled Banner] + Black National Anthem
Make a dancehall riddim out of our Kora sample.
One of the cardinal rules of beat making is: start with sampled, not factory, drum sounds.
Ina, a Senegalese student, takes a field trip to an Intrahealth hospital to make a beat.
Now it's your turn to create a riddim from a sampled kora.
"The people need a female rapper," says Toussa, the president of GOTAL.
Behind the scenes of the production of the music video for the song, "Portobelo."
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