Soundbreaking

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"The World is Yours" looks at a musical revolution that was not only inspired by recording but born from its history: the art of sampling—a kind of musical equivalent of Adam's rib. Beginning with the pioneers of hip hop (Afrika Bambaataa, Chuck D, Rick Rubin), the episode tracks the way in which the practice of borrowing fragments from existing records created a new genre.

Aired: 11/21/16

Rating: TV-PG

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