SAMPLING BITS FROM OTHER TRACKS IS A GREAT WAY TO GENERATE INSPIRATION.
It’s also a way to set yourself up for licensing hassles and at worst, a legal nightmare that could seriously slow down your career. However, as hip-hop artists have discovered, there’s a secret that can spare you these headaches and charge up your creative batteries: Figure out how the original artist did it, then play or reconstruct it yourself—with enough changes to avoid copyright woes.
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