Beat Junkie Sound x RappersIKnow (or ProducersIKnow) Present:
Rhettmatic – Excerpts From The SP1200 Volume 1 (1994-1998)
Ah yes, the E-MU SP-1200…..the vintage drum machine sampler that has been used on a lot of classic Hip Hop albums. I remember when i first got my SP back in 1991, when they reissued the SP1200 with the black finish. The original version had grey finish; i bought mine for $2000…..that was a lot of me back in the day. This machine was made popular by producers such as Marley Marl, Dr. Dre, Dj Muggs, Large Professor, Q-Tip, Madlib, & of course Pete Rock….i was inspired to get one because all of my favorite producers during the late 80′s & early 90′s were using this to make all the classic Hip Hop songs that we all know & loved so well. My first official SP1200 beat on wax was the Key-Kool & Rhettmatic’s “E=MC5″ song with Ras Kass, LMNO, Meen Green, & Voodoo…..
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