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Hank Shocklee: The Bomb Behind Public Enemy’s Squad

Tweet  In 1991, when I interviewed Hank Shocklee — the Bomb Squad production crew member who Chuck D once called the “Phil Spector of hip-hop” — the dazzling art of digitial sampling had reached a legal impasse. Shocklee, along with his brother Keith ¬†and Eric Sadler, was one of the architects of the dense and…