Robb Bank$ - "All the Way Live"
One of the most difficult tricks in sampling or interpolation is reinvention. It happens rarely and, when it does, success is no sure thing--any number of rap songs co-opting dance tracks stand as evidence to this claim. Done right, these sorts of references can provide a burst of nostalgia while pointing in an entirely new direction. Such is the case with Robb Bank$' murky Space Ghost Purrp and Nuri produced reinvention of Florida hit "All the Way Live" by Militant Military. It plays far less celebratory than its source and far less contemplative than similar songs in its class, but "All the Way Live" is just as compelling a portrait of physical relationships and an atmospheric trunk rattler to boot. - Jon Tanners