” Manipulator : Jazz Is Everything “
DJ & Producer MANIPULATOR from Massachusetts has been making a name for himself for several years at this point…When it comes to production he is solid, but he also finesses the decks with skills and discipline…On the “Jazz Is Everything” mix brings all types of flavors into the equation…
“With his expertly crafted and all-vinyl new mix, Massachusetts-based deejay/producer DJ Manipulator shows love to the genre that birthed Hip-Hop as we know it. ‘Jazz Is Everything’ is thirty music-packed minutes of Jazz cuts that later served as the inspiration (and backbone) of a bevy of classic rap joints.
From start to finish, Manip uses ‘Jazz Is Everything’ to drive home the point that Jazz is indeed damn-near everything. That’s because all of the material on here have been sampled in one way or another (and often multiple times) to create the instrumentals of so many beloved songs. And those songs run the gamut from De La Soul’s “Stakes Is High,” to Method Man & Redman’s “Maaad Crew,” to Gang Starr’s “ALONGWAYTOGO.”