Red Bull Revisits Juicy Fruit With Mtume


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James Mtume talks to Red Bull Music Academy about the way he created the song “Juicy Fruit” with the Linn drum machine. He also explains how he learned the connection between a boxer’s jabs and rhythm while working for Miles Davis. DJ Evil Dee shares his experiences of hearing and playing “Juicy Fruit” at parties and he demonstrates the making of his own version of the song. They both acknowledge how Biggie’s “Juicy” gave the song a renewed life.