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February 12, 2011

BeatTips MusicStudy: Willie Henderson – “Off Into A Black Thing”

Early 1970s Funk That Rumbles And Rolls

By AMIR SAID (SA'ID)

Whenever I hear an early funk number like Willie Henderson's "Off Into A Black Thing," I always imagine what it was like for the original b-boys (early/mid-1970s) to hear this music, and just simply go buck wild on the dance floor. Energy! It's that same energy that I try to channel into my approach to beatmaking. After all, when you come down to it, it is the source of what I do.

The music and video below is presented here for the purpose of scholarship.

Willie Henderson - "Off Into A Black Thing"

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