Rhythm Roulette With Bink! (J Dilla Edition)
Watch The Humble Monsta go to work
Those not keen on poring over production credits are the same who’ve been criminally sleeping on Bink. The Virginia native and GRAMMY-award winning producer has humbly scored a range of undeniable classic over the past 20 years, ranging from Blackstreet’s “Don’t Leave Me” (which he co-produced with Teddy Riley) to Kanye West’s “Devil in a New Dress” (which will forever stand as a testament to the undeniable G of Rick Ross). Then there’s his work on Jay Z’s seminal album The Blueprint, which warrants a whole ‘nother conversation. Suffice it to say, he’s earned his rightful place in the conversation of all-time greats.
For the latest episode of Rhythm Roulette, we linked up with The Humble Monsta in Norfolk at The Groove Record Shop. Randomly selecting records from J Dilla’s old sample material and production, he ended up with Jan Hammer Group’s Melodies, Sly & The Family Stone’s Greatest Hits, and The Headhunters’ Survival of the Fittest. Ultimately, he ended up zoning out to “Here and Now” (understandably) and cooked up some ill shit suitable for a late ’90s early 2000s Hov.
Watch the new episode above. And for those of you looking for a formal introduction to Bink, peep the compilation below.
J Dilla’s The Diary is now available on iTunes via Mass Appeal Records.