Mar 03, 2017
(and last updated on Mar 03, 2017)
The "Amen Break" is a 6 second drum beat which was originally played by Gregory Sylvester Coleman in the song "Amen Brother" by "The Winstons" in 1969. It is probably the most popular drumbeat in the world because it is used (and some would say "over-used") in many forms of Hip-hop, Jungle, Rock, Drum and Bass and Breakcore music. The history behind this beat is quite extensive and interesting and is well summarised on Wikipedia at the following link: http://en.wikipedia.o...