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  • The Tech That Shaped Hip-Hop

    The Tech That Shaped Hip-Hop

    Hip-hop’s ascent over the past half-century from the streets of the Bronx to the top of the charts and streaming playlists was made possible in part by new musical tech that bridged the analog and digital worlds of production. From drum machines and digital samplers to modified turntables, hip-hop artists took relatively new musical tools…