Marley Marl ‘Classic Recipes’ – Recreating MC Shan ‘The Bridge’ w/ Akai MPC Renaissance




Legendary producer Marley Marl explains and demonstrates how he created the beat for MC Shan’s “The Bridge,” one of the most memorable beats in hip hop history. He also discusses beat programming tips and composition/production techniques and gives us the history of where and when the music was originally created.

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MPC Minute featuring Marley Marl


The legendary Marley Marl bangs out a beat on the MPC Renaissance. Marley shares the features his love for the new MPC as he brings a beat to life. Hear first-hand how Marley Marl got acquainted with the MPC family. Get a glimpse of what is going on in his life musically.

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