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."
During a blackout in Panama, we filmed this amazing video with Yomira.
Professor Pierce Freelon and Apple Juice Kid make beats with youth in DRC, Africa.
Here is the full story about beat maker and DJ, Professor Angel Sound.
In this video we make a beat in a Panamanian prison with Professor Angel Sound.
Beat produced and lyrics written by the youth of Portobelo, Panama.
Meet Martin, a young accordion prodigy from Portobelo.
Yaci, Osvaldo and Darin - three Panamanian youth - go from cowbell to MPC.
Zenga, is a global dance anthem by Congolese maverick guitarist Flamme Kapaya.
A Beat Making Lab is an electronic music studio small enough to fit in a backpack.
Cho Cho Cho is the first music video by the youth of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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