If Sriracha had an instrumental equivalent, it would be the horn (let's lump all horns in together for a second). Add some to a song and they can brighten up the mix, provide some flare, or subtly increase emotional depth. Add a lot to the recipe and you might only hear horns, but damn who doesn't love an epic brass section? Whether you're using a dab or a whole bottle, so to speak, horns bring excitement, color, and dynamic dimension.
We love hip-hop. We love horns. We love it when producers use horns. Today we're celebrating our favorite uses of horns in hip-hop, from tiny samples to bombastic brass sections (we're looking at you, Kanye). We hope you're feeling as horny as we are (and we hope you don't hold this headline and this sentence against us in the comments).Continue Reading