Rhythm Roulette: Scoop Deville

Rhythm Roulette: Scoop Deville

For the latest installment of Rhythm Roulette, Mass Appeal presents Scoop DeVille to chop up some random records and conjure fire. DeVille’s credits mostly reside on the West Coast with old and new school artists, including Kendrick Lamar’s “Poetic Justice” and “The Recipe,” and Snoop Dogg’s “I Wanna Rock” ft. Jay-Z. But, dude gets down on the East as well, working with Fat Joe, 50 Cent, and Tony Yayo. We caught up with him in New Jersey as he thumbed through the crates at Scotty’s Record Shop, picked three random joints, sparked some herb, and flipped the records in the stu.

DeVille was no doubt influenced by Dre and how he repurposed P-Funk growing up in Los Angeles, but dude can seemingly reimagine whatever. He flips the Righteous Brothers’ “Unchained Melody,” precisely chopping the hook. Pat Swayze was probably dirty dancing in his grave to that joint. Then he laces Aztec Two Step’s twangy folk guitars with quick hi-hats and bass drums, which will loosen your license plate holder from the trunk rattle, before layering with vocal samples from his library. If that Aztec beat ends up on somebody’s project in the near future, it would not be a surprise. It’s a shame he didn’t get a chance to work with James Taylor’s brand of blues-y folk rock. It seems like just a few clicks from DeVille and fire come through the speakers.

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  1. That “unchained melody” beat reminds me of Kanye’s beat for the original version of “Homecoming” (from his Rocafella 3-song sampler circulating before “College Dropout”), the one with John Legend on the hook, that flips a Patti LaBelle sample.

    It’s such a simple beat, but sounds so epic and soulful. And it definitely has a Jay-Z/Kingdom Come-type vibe.

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