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Top 10 Samples in Hip-Hop History ~ Part 46

Updated on July 14, 2015

Dedicated to the Memory of Nathaniel Hale

Top 10 Samples Volume #46

1) I Believe To My Soul - Donny Hathaway

  • I Got Love - Nate Dogg
  • One of These days - Wu-Tang Clan
  • What You Know - T.I.

2) A Lover Was Born - Lee Dorsey

  • Strictly for the Ladies - Lord Finesse & DJ Mike Smooth
  • Ooo Wee - Mystidious Misfitss

3) Mister Magic - Grover Washington Jr.

  • My Mic Sounds Nice - Salt N Pepa
  • A Touch of Jazz - DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
  • You Ain’t Heard Nuttin Yet - Heavy D & the Boyz
  • A.D.A.M. - X-Clan
  • Candy Rain (rmx) - Soul II Soul ft. Heavy D
  • Soul Flower (rmx) - The Pharcyde
  • Heart to Heart - Raekwon

4) Ecstasy - Ohio Players

  • Brooklyn’s Finest - Jay-Z ft. Notorious B.I.G.
  • Scenario (rmx) - ATCQ and Leaders of the New School
  • Don't Feel Right - The Roots ft. Maimouna Youssef

5) Cross the Track (We Better Go Back) - Maceo & the Macks

  • DBC Let the Music Play - Stetsasonic
  • Do This My Way - Kid N' Play

6) Police Woman Theme - Henry Mancini

  • Lesson 5 - Jurassic 5
  • Skew It on the Bar-B - OutKast ft Raekwon

7) Little Ole Boy, Little Ole Girl - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

  • Atom - Main Source

8) Tidal Wave - Ronnie Laws

  • Who Got Da Props? - Black Moon
  • On the Rise - Private Investigators
  • Think of You - Usher
  • Stress (rmx) - Organized Konfusion ft. Large Professor
  • Return of the Loop Digga - Quasimoto

9) Boys With Toys - Gap Mangione

  • Shock Body - Talib Kweli
  • Youth Explosion - People Under the Stairs

10) N.T. - Kool & the Gang

  • Fakin the Funk - Main Source
  • Best Kept Secret - Diamond D
  • It Ain’t Hard To Tell - Nas
  • Unfinished Business - Antoinette
  • What’s Going On? - Jungle Brothers
  • Streiht Up Menace (rmx) - MC Eiht
  • Gangsta Gangsta - N.W.A.
  • Cereal Killer - Geto Boys
  • Truly Yours - Kool G Rap & DJ Polo
  • Mind Power - ATCQ
  • Brothers from Brentwood L.I - EPMD
  • B Side Wins Again - Public Enemy
  • The Jam - Shabba Ranks ft. KRS-One

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      D Cause 

      7 years ago

      when are you going to do songs that used t.v. song themes in them? I know you do all ol school. Correct me if im wrong.but back in the 90's james brown was the most sampled artist at the time.even "the funky drummer" was wayyyyy over sampled

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      DJ Xplisit 

      7 years ago

      Track 6 - Police Woman Theme - Henry Mancini was also sampled by Buckwild on the Single: Champagne Thoughts - DITC (although OC is the only rapper in the song)


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      7 years ago

      Wondering if you might know a sample...the beginning of Lunchtyme Cyphers by Malcolm and Martin...

      And a Steely Dan special might be fun sometime. Keep up the awesome work.

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      7 years ago

      Peace Funk, thank you brother


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