"Sampling, a key element in hip hop, is subversive. It disrupts the traditional roles of the author and the reader. Sampling is referential at is core, as producers read previously authored musical texts and author new music."
Paradoxically, a given work of art is at once unique and derivative...In order to work out this issue myself, I decided to create a musical medley of songs that were all focused on the rain that falls from the sky above.
"People have been writing about the same few emotions and scenarios since the beginnings of time, so how can something that has become so cliché be innovated in a way that it strikes us as completely original?"