Top 10 Samples in Hip-Hop History ~ Part 11
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THE TOP TEN SAMPLES IN HIP-HOP HISTORY (VOL. 11)
1) Be Alright Pt.1 ~ (12/20/80) =
2Pac - Keep Ya Head Up
Poor Righteous Teachers - Shakiyla
Big Daddy Kane - Prince of Darkness
2) Summer in the City ~ 1973 by Quincy Jones = Passin' Me By - The Pharcyde
1973 Grammy Award Winner
- Best Instrumental Arrangement "Summer In The City"
3) One Draw by Rita Marley = I Wanna Get High - Cypress Hill
4) Unhooked Generation ~ 12/27/69 by Freda Payne = Strong Island - JVC Force
5) Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved ~ 1/27/71 by James Brown = Where Are They Now? - Nas
Boogie Down Productions - South Bronx
Big Daddy Kane - Get Into It
Ice T - Home Invasion
Kool G Rap - Poison
Original Concept - Can U Feel It?
Pras Michel feat. O.D.B. & Mya - Ghetto Supastar
Public Enemy - Can't Truss It
Public Enemy - Night of the Living Baseheads
Public Enemy - Shut 'em Down
Schoolly D - Godfather of Funk
Tim Dog - Fu@k Compton
Ultramagnetic MC's - Blast from Our Past
PLUS THESE NON-Hip-Hop TRACKS!!!
UB40 - Can't Help Falling in Love
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Talk About the Blues
6) Chase The Devil by Max Romeo & The Upsetters = Lucifer - Jay-Z
7) Ooh Boy ~ 11/19/77 by Rose Royce = Knockin' Boots - Candyman
8) The Happy Song (Dum Dum) ~ 5/4/68 by Otis Redding = Dum Dums - Das EFX
9) It's Still Rock And Roll To Me ~ 5/24/80 by Billy Joel = The Bridge Is Over - Boogie Down Productions
10) Apache ~ 1973 by The Incredible Bongo Band =
Break Dance (Electric Boogie) - West Street Mob [Sugarhill,9/10/83]
We Have Explosives - Future Sound of London [Astrawerks,'96]
Thought @ Work - The Roots [MCA, 'O2]
Made You Look - Nas [Columbia 11/9/02]
- soul sides: ALL ROADS LEAD TO APACHE
For a complete breakdown of the entire history of the song "Apache" from Cliff Richard to The Ventures. You can listen to each song as it evolved! Even the Bert Weedon original from 1960.
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