FXpansion is proud to present Classic Hip Hop, a Geist Expander featuring authentic old-skool 80s and 90s hip hop sounds. Created by Mr Hoodie from The Groove Criminals, the samples include a comprehensive selection of drum hits, hats, percussion, stabs and noise alongside breakbeats and melodic instrument loops.
The story behind Classic Hip Hop is a boombap romcom: a rose-tinted first love affair... with shell toes and beats. The samples reflect a purist ethos developed by years of painstaking dedication to the culture. Sounds are sampled through legendary 12-bit samplers for the right amount of grit, while an extensive collection of classic synths and drum machines was also used to create the raw material. Live musicians were recorded to tape, processed through ancient samplers or pressed onto dubplates and sampled back.
Classic Hip Hop is suitable for any style of music needing funky, authentic hip hop vibes, and features samples and presets for FXpansion's Geist sampling drum machine. The individual samples and loops can also be loaded into any other device capable of loading 44.1kHz, 24-bit WAV and RX2 files.