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Beat Making Lab

Behind the Beat: Portobelo

Video duration: 4:02

Apple Juice Kid samples comparsa band Barrio Fino, records hip hop/jazz quartet The Beast and flirts with renowned vocalist Yomira John in this episode, which reveals the production behind the song "Portobelo."

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Beat Making Lab

#FijiChallenge w/ Walshy Fire of Major Lazer

Beat making challenge number two - Moombahton beat from Fiji samples.

2:48

#FijiChallenge w/ Walshy Fire of Major Lazer

2:48

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Beat Making Lab

Sampling w/ Flip Flops and Ski Beatz

A man in Fiji hits a PVC pipe with a flip flop, and his sound meets a 17-year-old drummer.

Sampling w/ Flip Flops and Ski Beatz

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Beat Making Lab

Trapped In Paradise

The Beat Making Lab crew meets Fijian rapper/producer Dave Lavaki (aka Mr. Grin).

Trapped In Paradise

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Beat Making Lab

Heartbeats of Fiji

Ben searches for purpose, Masi follows a dream. Fiji Beat Making Lab brings them together.

9:59

Heartbeats of Fiji

9:59

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