Saturday Morning Cartoons and Hip Hop

The Banana Splits (left) and Robert Nesta Marley, OM

Despite the similarities, Bob Marley’s “Buffalo Soldier” was probably not “inspired” by The Banana Splits. There is no denying, however (and no publishing credit either) that LL Cool J snagged the riff for “I’m Bad,” the opening cut off his second album, from the theme […]