Huffington Post: Amerigo Gazaway: For Love of Hip Hop


Music has a funny way of imprinting a time period in the listener’s head. And maybe that’s why we like it. As a work of both art and performance, listening to music becomes more than a passive experience. The audience participates in different, and now evolving ways.¬†Considering the personal relationship listeners have with music, where does this bring the conversation regarding ownership and fair use, and the love of hip hop?

I spoke with DJ/producer, Amerigo Gazaway, about these ideas, as well as his process in creating new works using samples from well known artists. His responses have been edited for length and clarity. РHuffington Post

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