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The history behind why rappers hold their guns sideways

The Slate answers the question "Why Do Rappers Hold Their Guns Sideways?" During the first half of the 20th century, soldiers used the side grip for the express purpose of endangering throngs of people. Some automatic weapons from this era—like the Mauser C96 or the grease gun—fired so quickly or with

The world’s most important 6-sec drum loop

I've watched this short documentary a few times in the last couple years, and thought I would share it with you to highlight an important piece of musical history. This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the history of the "Amen Break," a six-second drum sample from the b-side of a chart-topping