Yo! So this is the beat Charles Hamilton CLAIMS he created. In short, when I was in Austin to perform and check out SxSW, I caught his set. He performed one of his tracks, "Shinin'", which I thought was dope. However, come to find out the instrumental that he used for that track is a beat I produced a while back. After he was done performing, I let him know that I produced the beat and asked him where he got it from. In the back of my mind I know that the only place he really could have gotten it from was off my MySpace page. When I told him I produced the track and liked his lyrics, he still continued to say that HE produced the track with some dude....FALSE. He said he cleared the sample and that he is the one singing 'Shinin' in the background and also that his homeboy was playing the keys on the track.

Now mind you, the background 'Shinin' vocals that he claims he laid were not laid in the studio at all. I know this because I sampled them by singing directly into the MPC.

Basically, the Frankie Beverly & Maze sample at the beginning is from when I put the beat up on MySpace. The whole point of putting that part in the track was to show that I was about to produce, from that part, my own version of the sample. So, if you don't hear the Frankie Beverly & Maze sample in the MP3 I am sending you, that is why.

Please Blog, a brotha needs his credit...

Black Spade aka Stoney Rock

So i am checking my usual sites and everything and i come across this crazy article on Freshselects.net that reads "Charles Hamilton steals beats: Black Spade’s "Shinin"... I was like WHAAAA?!? So upon further reading it turns out that this seems to be a habit for this dude. In the article [CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE] Freshselects.net puts up both beats for listening and you can CLEARLY tell that he jack Spade's beat, he's tries to defend himself by saying he's had the beat for years, but one thing he can't refute is that SPADE'S VOICE IS ON BOTH BEATS!!
Now here's the kicker, he actually ended up performing this in front of Black Spade, and him being the type of man he is he didnt even get mad. He just approached him, told him he made the beat and he even told him he liked what he did with it, but Charlie boy insists that it's his beat CHIN*. He needs to own up to stealing the beat or fall back, that just aint kool. But in the end its like my moms always says... "whats done in the dark comes out in the light"


Anonymous said...

aw fuck man. that's some bullshit.
i'll link to it.

Nichols Accomplished said...

that's some straight bull bull! Spade doesn't have to get mad, I will punch that hoe nigga in the mouth myself on principal. Haha, not for real but give my nigga his due AND his paper it's a recession! There is no room for that. Spade is a beast, cats don't want to show love but will sure jack his swag. Crab niggas man!!! I really hate that this happened.