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March 20: D.I.T.C.’s Buckwild Was Born (1968)

#OnThisDateInHipHop, Buckwild was born. Buckwild would grow up to: (1) take up DJ’ing, (2) become a member of the Diggin’ In The Crates crew, (3) release 2 collaborative albums and 2 compilations, and (4) produce gems such as Biggie’s “i Got A Story To Tell, Black Rob’s Whoa, Big L’s Put It On, #BloodBlockedMe’s Like Father Like Son and more.

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March 20, 1968 – #OnThisDateInHipHop, Buckwild was born. Buckwild would grow up to: (1) take up DJ’ing, (2) become a member of the Diggin’ In The Crates crew, (3) release 2 collaborative albums and 2 compilations, and (4) produce gems such as Biggie’s “i Got A Story To Tell, Black Rob’s Whoa, Big L’s Put It On, #BloodBlockedMe’s Like Father Like Son and more.

Happy Birthday Buckwild!

Biggie’s “I Got A Story To Tell” ALMOST didn’t make the album despite Buckwild creating the beat for it from a $2 record. See below how they got around a pesky sample clearance issue.

CHECK THIS OUT: Here is “I Got a Story to Tell” and the original song (Andreas Vollenweider’s “Belladonna”) from which it was sampled:

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