PHIL MANZANERA SAMPLED BY KANYE WEST/JAY Z FOR NEW ALBUM.

Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera has had his guitar riff from K – Scope, his 1978 solo album, used by Kanye West and Jay-Z as the basis for the track No Church in The Wild the first track on their new album, Watch the Throne, released on 8 August 2011.

Phil Manzanera:

“ I never saw this coming and I’m delighted. When I was first contacted about who wanted to use the riff, I did wonder if it was some sort of hoax…as the rapworld and my music are not natural bedfellows, but this great track has proved otherwise.”

One Response to “PHIL MANZANERA SAMPLED BY KANYE WEST/JAY Z FOR NEW ALBUM.”

  1. Jeremy Howard says:

    In my view Phil it’s as simple as this - good music can work in and translate into any decade and style. Prof Green/ES and Mr Tempah are good too, hey?! For me its the fusion of styles with talent. Well done and all best wishes to you and the rapworld. Jeremy (student in ‘78)

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