Top 10 Samples in Hip-Hop History ~ Part 50
It's hard for me to make a big deal out of reaching the #50. After all, 49 is a perfect cube, rooted in the lucky number 7. And what about Area 51? Seems kinda important to the Mothership Connection if you asked me. The number 50 didn't even exist there for awhile...we called it "Fiddy".
The year is 1971.
Now comes the first of the children of Roton.
Lords of the Underground witness the birth of the Funky Child,
Doitall, hit 'em!
For humans to enjoy....
Top 10 Samples in Hip-Hop History #50
1) Shop Around - (Neil) Merryweather & (Lynn) Carey
Break - Jurassic 5
2) Love to Hate - Freddie North
Break - Jurassic 5
3) Ben - Bill Cosby
After School Special - Jurassic 5
4) Soul Man - Denis Bryant
The Game - Jurassic 5
Product Placement (Side 1) - DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist
HEY, HAVE YOU HEARD of "THE FISH THAT SAVED PITTSBURGH" ?!?
5) Moses' Theme - Frankie Bleu
24 Hours to Live - Ma$e, DMX, Puff Daddy, Black Rob and The Lox
6) Magic Mona - Phyllis Hyman
A-Yo - Redman, Method Man & Saukrates
Take it There - Akbar
7) A Theme For LA’s Team - Thom Bell Orchestra
Funky Child - Lords of the Underground
Say Something - Jean Grae & Talib Kweli
8) Skain's Domain - Wynton Marsalis
Hot Music - SoHo
Superstarr Part Zero - K-os
9) Love Finds It's Own Way - Gladys Knight & the Pips
Yesterdays - Atmosphere
Susan's House - eels
10) I'll Bet You - The Jackson 5
Car Theif - Beastie Boys
?uestlove autographed this for me the other day.
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