Watch The Third Episode Of ‘The Get Down: The Influence Of James Brown’

The third episode of ‘The Get Down’ explores Brown’s third most sampled song “The Payback.” Narrated by the legendary Patrice Rushen (Artist, Composer, and Musician), this episode explores the story behind how the ultimate revenge song was created and the numerous samples and influence it’s had on hip-hop’s musical culture. Where “Funky Drummer” provided one of hip-hop’s most iconic drum breaks and “Funky President” providing hip-hop’s social conscious, the “The Payback,” well, the Payback provides the swagger!


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