Omega "Gyöngyhajú Lány"
It's common knowledge by now: Kanye West is a master of samples. And I for one am not the best at pointing them out, but that makes it all the more sweeter when it's revealed to me, I go back and listen to the song sampled, and have the light bulb moment of "I can hear it!". That moment comes 33 seconds in to Hungarian 60s rock band Omega's "Gyöngyhajú Lány". Apparently they were as big as The Beatles in their native country, cites OkayPlayer. As is almost always the case, I love the original song in its own right and Kanye yet again puts a whole new demographic of listeners onto his own taste of music. You'll hear where 'Ye flipped this song in "New Slaves" in the projection premiere at the end of 'Ye's raps (this outro didn't make the SNL performance).
And for your convenience and in case you missed it, here is the projection premiere of "New Slaves" we caught ourselves at Wrigley Field & Millennium Park. Our videos were also cited by the Chicago Suntimes' Richard Roeper in his article today (!), where he provides his unique perspective and take away from Kanye's weekend.
Kanye West "New Slaves" LIVE @ Wrigley Field (shot by: Sgt. Tibs)
Kanye West "New Slaves" @ Millennium Park (shot by: Maks G)
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