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A tutorial which demos and analyzes the riff from the Wu Tang Clan’s “C.R.E.A.M.”, which samples The Charmels’ “As Long As I’ve Got You”. Click the image below to download the PDF.

C.R.E.A.M.

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A tutorial showing you how to play, and analyzing, the riff from Nas’s “It Ain’t Hard to Tell”, which samples Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature”, and “N.T.” by Kool & the Gang. Part of my series showing you how to play every riff from Illmatic. Click the image below to download the PDF.

It Ain't Hard to Tell

Nas – Represent (riff) tutorial

A tutorial showing you how to play, and analyzing, the riff from Nas’s “Represent”, which samples Lee Erwin’s “Thief of Baghdad”. Part of my series showing you how to play every riff from Illmatic. Click the image below to download the PDF.

Represent

A tutorial showing you how to play, and analyzing, the riff from Nas’s “One Time 4 Your Mind”, which samples “Walter L” by Jimmy Gordon & His Jazznpops Band. Part of my series showing you how to play every riff from Illmatic. Click the image below to download the PDF.

One Time 4 Your Mind

Nas – One Love (riff) tutorial

A tutorial showing you how to play, and analyzing, the riff from Nas’s “One Love”, which samples the Heath Brothers’ “Smilin’ Billy Suite (Part II)”. Part of my series showing you how to play every riff from Illmatic. Click the image below to download the PDF.

One Love