Fooled Again: Two Year Old Led Zep-Notorious B.I.G. Mashup Gets Media Hot

On Friday Rolling Stone posted about “Ramblize,” a mashup of Zed Zeppelin’s “Ramble On” and Notorious B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize,” which Jimmy Page featured on his members-only website, that same day.

A bunch of other music sites have been posting about the mashup too.

Only it turns out “Ramblize” is old news. Very old news.

Like two-and-a-half years old news.

“Ramblize” was uploaded to YouTube on May 11, 2011. Check it out.

Then again, I guess it’s news that Page himself digs the track enough to have featured it on his website.

About Michael Goldberg

Michael Goldberg is a distinguished pioneer in the online music space; Newsweek magazine called him an ‘Internet visionary.’ In 1994 he founded Addicted To Noise (ATN), the highly influential music web site. He was a senior vice-president and editor in chief at SonicNet from March 1997 through May 2000. In 1997, Addicted To Noise won Webby awards for best music site in 1998 and 1999, and also won Yahoo Internet Life! awards for three years running as best music site in 1998, 1999 and 2000. Prior to starting Addicted To Noise, Goldberg was an editor and senior writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 10 years. His writing has also appeared in Wired, Esquire, Vibe, Details, Downbeat, NME and numerous other publications. Michael has had three novels published that comprise the "Freak Scene Dream trilogy": "True Love Scars," "The Flowers Lied" and "Untitled" which can be ordered here. His new book, "Wicked Game: The True Story of Guitarist James Calvin Wilsey," can be pre-ordered from HoZac Books. In November Backbeat Books will publish "Addicted To Noise: The Music Writings of Michael Goldberg," which can be be pre-ordered here.

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