Top 10 Samples in Hip-Hop History ~ Part 48


Part XLVIII a/k/a Volume 48

1) Fear Not For Man - Fela Kuti

  • Fear Not of Man - Mos Def

2) Yesterdays - Clifford Brown

  • MC’s Act Like They Don’t Know - KRS-One
  • Can’t Be Wasting My Time - Mona Lisa ft. Lost Boyz

3) Good Humour Man - Blue Mitchell

  • One To Grow On - UMC’s

4) Ursalena - Bill Cosby

  • One To Grow On - UMC’s

5) High Hopes - Frank Sinatra

  • Wooden Horse - Craig Mack

6) We Share - The Soul Searchers

  • Old School - 2Pac

7) I Like It - The Emotions

  • The Gas Face - 3rd Bass & Zev Love X
  • Force Break - Freddie Fresh & Hidden Rhythm
  • Shimmy Shimmy Ya - ODB
  • Brain 2 U - Da King & I
  • Don’t Be Afraid - RZA

8) Hihache - Lafayette Afro Rock Band

  • Nobody Beats the Biz - Biz Markie
  • Jingling Baby - LL Cool J
  • Oodles of O’s - De La Soul
  • Can’t Truss It - Public Enemy
  • Everything’s Gonna Be Alright - Naughty By Nature
  • Zulu War Chant - Afrika Bambaataa
  • Real Love (rmx) - Mary J. Blige ft. Notorious B.I.G.
  • Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing Ta F*** Wit - Wu-Tang Clan
  • It’s On - Ice-T
  • Kalifornia - Above the Law
  • Get Funky - The Beatnuts
  • Buck Em Down - Black Moon
  • 2 Cups of Blood - Gravediggaz
  • Double Trouble (rmx) - Mad Lion / KRS-One & Brenda K. Starr
  • Off the Books - The Beatnuts, Big Pun, Cuban Link
  • Only Fear of Death - 2Pac
  • That’s Just What You Are - Aimee Mann
  • Work It Out - Jurassic 5 ft. Dave Matthews Band
  • Waaaaay to many to list!

9) Kung Fu - Curtis Mayfield

  • Growing Up in the Hood - Compton’s Most Wanted
  • Nice Girl, Wrong Place - Gang Starr ft. Boy Big
  • Be True To Yourself - 2nd II None

10) A Funky Song - Ripple

  • God Made Me Funky - Def Jef
  • Notorious - Donald D
  • Funky Song - Low Profile
  • Funky Song - MC Lyte
  • Ill and Get Clowned - Shadz of Lingo
  • Taxing - Special Ed
  • Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta - Geto Boys

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Randy Behavior 5 years ago from Near the Ocean

"Riiiiight....who is this really?" classic.

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MURDERGHOST 5 years ago

Another great installment... Thanks Again!...

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spinprod 5 years ago

What Is The Background Melody In BDP Loves Gonna Getcha..The Vocal Hum & The Actual Melody..Would Luv For U @ Break Down This Record.. Thanks Dj Spin

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