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Dolla, Dolla Bill, Y'All*
2008-07-07 07:10
by Alex Belth
Note: The Bronx Banter blog has moved to bronxbanterblog.com.

New York magazine has an article on the hawking-off of Yankee Stadium.  Everything Must Go, One Time Only!

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2008-07-07 10:13:54
1.   Max
Oh man, I feel so shallow, when I first saw the headline, I thought about the Wyclef song with Akon...underestimated you Alex, should have known it would have been a classic old school joint. I never owned this 12 inch, but heard it plenty of times, along with this one in the early '80s:

http://tinyurl.com/58mzjq

Jellybean Benitez produced the Spicer track it sounds like...which of course makes a nice connection to the Yankees, given his relationship with Madonna:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Jellybean_Benitez

2008-07-07 10:20:17
2.   Alex Belth
There's also "C.R.E.A.M" by the Wu Tang Clan, who clipped the "dolla, dolla bill y'all" as well.
2008-07-07 10:35:36
3.   Chyll Will
2 CPO also blatently bit that track for his only semi-hit in the early 90's. When did beat-biting off of each other become an okay thing? I don't mind mild sampling, but when you just take someone else's track (especially a known hip-hop track) and claim it as your own, that's not ah'ight.

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