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#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples Used On Eric B. & Rakim’s ‘Follow The Leader’ [WATCH]

#WAXONLY: Discover Classic Samples Used On Eric B. & Rakim’s ‘Follow The Leader’ [WATCH]

Wax Only is back for its latest release celebrating the 30th anniversary of Eric B. and Rakim’s sophomore studio album Follow The Leader.

The duo followed up their 1987 debut with their successful second LP, which peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Top Pop Albums, and now serves as the rappers’ best-charting album in the U.S. The album boasted a total of four singles which included “Follow The Leader”, “Microphone Fiend”, “The R”, and “Lyrics of Fury”.

The 11-track album featured songwriting credit, production, composition and arrangement from the duo and was recorded at Power Play Studios in New York City.

Vin Rican flips through “Follow The Leader” showcasing the many classic samples featured on the album. Highlighted with original samples form Average White Band, the late Father of Soul James Brown, Mandrill, and many more, watch below as Wax Only takes you back!

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