Help students get lost in their work with Lost Sessions by legendary hip-hop producer Pete Rock. This album of simple, looped, jazzy beats will get everyone’s heads bobbing rhythmically, and the lack of vocals will help keep attention focused on the work at hand. Use this album anytime you want to get your students talking to one another or working on a collaborative project.
Artist: Pete Rock
Album: Lost Sessions
Release Year: 2017 Genre: Instrumental Jazz Rap Vocals: No
Tell Your Students: Pete Rock is considered one of the greatest rap and hip hop producers of all time. Alongside Tribe Called Quest, he played a major role in bringing elements of jazz music into hip hop, helping to create a new genre called jazz rap. Pete Rock build beats layering samples from obscure jazz, R&B, and funk recordings on top of each other. The Lost Sessions album is a 2017 collection of previously unreleased beats without any vocal tracks. See if you can hear the jazz influences as you listen!