Donald Byrd Wind Parade (1976)

Sampled by:

  • Black Eyed Peas ft De la Soul - “Cali to New York”
  • Black Moon - “Buck ‘Em Down”
  • Jewell - “It’s Not Deep Enough”
  • Organized Konfusion - “Stray Bullet”
  • Tupac - “Definition of a Thug Nigga”


This song has been played 679 times.

2 years ago


Donald Byrd
- (Fallin’ like) Dominoes (1970)


Sampled by:

  • DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince - “Brand New Funk”
  • Grand Daddy IU - “Dominoes”
  • Ice Cube - “I Wanna Kill Sam”
  • Oddjobs - “No Egos”
  • Stetsasonic - “Talkin’ All That Jazz”


This song has been played 0 times.

2 years ago

Johnny Hammond - Shifting Gears (1975)

Sampled by:

  • C.E.B. - “M.D.”
  • DMX - “Fuckin’ Wit’ D”
  • Fam-Lee - “Runs in the Fam-Lee”
  • Hieroglyphics - “See Delight”
  • Jungle Brothers - “Sunshine”
  • Stetsasonic - “In Full Gear”


This song has been played 349 times.

3 years ago

Tyrone Thomas and the Whole Darn Family -Seven Minutes of Funk" (1976)

Sampled by:

  • Alkaholiks - “Only When I’m Drunk”
  • College Boyz - “Underground Blues”
  • Coolio - ”Bring Back Something Fo Da Hood”
  • Dru Down - “Pimp of the Year”
  • EPMD - “It’s My Thing”
  • Faith Evans - “Good Life”
  • Father MC - “On and On”
  • Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - “Super Rappin’”
  • Gravediggaz - “Deathtrap”
  • Jay-Z ft Foxxy Brown - “Ain’t No Nigga”
  • Jodeci - “Get on Up”
  • Kurtis Blow - “Street Rock”
  • Mad Lion - “Body and Shape”
  • Mc Solar - “La Devise”
  • NYG’Z - “Giant ta This”
  • Peanut Butter Wolf - “A Tale of Five Cities”


This song has been played 459 times.

3 years ago

The Floaters - Float On" (1977)

Sampled by:

  • Big Daddy Kane - “Flow On”
  • College Boyz - “No Sets, No Drama, No Stress”
  • Craig Mack - “Please Listen to my Demo”
  • Don Jagwarr - “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.”
  • Dream Warriors - “Float On”
  • Lords of the Underground - “Flow On”
  • Stetsasonic - “Float On”
  • Willie D - “Throat On”


This song has been played 279 times.

3 years ago

Gil Scott-Heron The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" (1971)

Sampled by:

  • Masta Ace - “Take a Look Around”
  • Professor Griff - “Real African People ‘Rap’ pt 2”
  • Queen Latifah - “The Evil That Men Do”
  • Salt-N-Pepa - “Whatta Man Luvbug Remix 1”


This song has been played 479 times.

3 years ago

24 Carat Black - Ghetto: Misfortunes Wealth(1973)

Sampled by:

  • D.A.M.N. - “Introlosophy 2”
  • Eric B and Rakim - “In the Ghetto”
  • Jill Scott ft Common - “High Post Brotha”
  • Scarface ft. Willie D, Ice Cube & KB - “The Geto”
  • Termanology - “Nobody’s Smilin”  


This song has been played 341 times.

3 years ago

Zapp - “More Bounce to the Ounce (1980)

Sampled by:

  • A Lighter Shade of Brown - “Bouncin”
  • Above the Law - “Return of the Real Shit”
  • Bloods & Crip - “Shuda Been…”
  • Bobby Demo - “Ounce Rap”
  • Boss - “I’m Comin to Getcha”
  • Breeze - “LA Posse”
  • Brotha Lynch Hung - “Had 2 Gat Ya”
  • Candyman - “Oneninehundredskytalk”
  • Compton’s Most Wanted - “Growin’ up in the ‘Hood”
  • Compton’s Most Wanted - “Hit the Floor”
  • Coolio - “County Line”
  • Daddy-O - “Brooklyn Bounce”
  • Digital Underground - "Shake and Bake"
  • Digital Underground - “Sons of the P”
  • DJ Quik - “Way 2 Fonky”
  • EPMD - “You Gots to Chill”
  • EPMD - “You Gots to Chill ‘97”
  • Heavy D - “More Bounce to the Ounce”
  • Ice Cube - “Jackin’ for Beats”
  • Ice Cube - “Look Who’s Burnin’”
  • Ice Cube - “What Can I Do?”
  • Insane Clown Posse - “Dog Beats”
  • Kris Kross - “Shame”
  • Low Profile - “Pay Ya Dues”
  • Masta Ace - “Slaughtahouse”
  • MC Breed - “No Future in Yo’ Frontin’”
  • Notorious BIG - “Going Back to Cali”
  • Paperboy - “The Nine Yards”
  • Professor X - “Close the Crackhouse”
  • Professor X - “What’s up G?”
  • Public Enemy - "1 Million Bottlebags"
  • Public Enemy - “Anti-Nigger Machine”
  • Redman - “So Ruff”
  • Rodney O & Joe Cooley - “Get Down with the Lyrical Strangla”
  • Rodney O & Joe Cooley - “U Don’t Hear Me Tho’”
  • Rodney O & Joe Cooley - “Wake up New York”
  • Shante - “Trick or Treat”
  • Snoop Dogg - “Snoop Bounce”
  • South Central Cartel - “Had to Be Loced”
  • South Central Cartel - “Servin’ ‘em Heat”
  • South Central Cartel - “Ya Getz Clowned”
  • Spanish Fly - “Kill 4 Thrillz”
  • Threat - “24-7”
  • Threat - “The Dogs are Loose”
  • Volume 10 - “Pistolgrip Pump”
  • WC & the Maad Circle - “U Don’t Work, U Don’t Eat”
  • Wu-Tang Clan - “Method Man”
  • X-Clan - “Heed the Words of a Brother”
  • X-Clan - “Xodus”
  • YGD - “Going Back to Cali”



This song has been played 4,821 times.

3 years ago

Dennis Coffey - Black Belt Jones" (1974)

Sampled by:

  • Lakim Shabazz - “Sample the Dope Noise”
  • LL Cool J - “Jinglin’ Baby”


This song has been played 109 times.

3 years ago

Dexter Manzel - “Space Funk” (1975)

Sampled by:

  • Eric B and Rakim - “The R”


This song has been played 199 times.

3 years ago

Galt MacDermot - “Space” (1969)

Sampled by:

  • Busta Rhymes - “Woo Hah! I Got You All in Check”
  • Faith Evans - “I Can’t Help (Feeling the Way I Feel)”


This song has been played 459 times.

3 years ago

tantumephemera said: Damn I've missed this blog.

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3 years ago

Grover Washington Jr Knucklehead (1975)

Sampled by:

  • Brand Nubian - “Probable Cause”
  • Ed OG - “Life of a Kid in the Ghetto”
  • Indelibles - “Collude/Intrude”
  • K-Solo - “Fugitive”
  • King T ft Ice Cube - “Like a Funky Piano”
  • MC Don & EZ Ed - “Party Rocker”
  • Omniscence - “Amazin’”
  • Paris - “Bring it to Ya”
  • Penthouse Players Clique - “Jus 2 Kep Yo Attenchun”
  • Poison Clan - “Poison Freestyle”
  • WC - “Call it What You Want”
  • Zhane - “Hey Mr. DJ”


This song has been played 6,613 times.

3 years ago

James Brown - “Funky President(1975)

Sampled by:

  • 2 Live Crew - “So Funky”
  • 2nd II None - “More than a Player”
  • A Tribe Called Quest - “Oh My God”
  • A Tribe Called Quest - “Show Business”
  • Akinyele - “Exercise”
  • Beastie Boys - “Hey Ladies”
  • Big Daddy Kane - “Give it to Me”
  • Big Daddy Kane - “Word to the Mother (Land)”
  • Brand Nubian - “All for One”
  • Brand Nubian - “To the Right”
  • Capitol Tax - “Mista Wonka”
  • Cash Money & Marvelous - “The Mighty Hard Rocker”
  • Cash Money & Marvelous - “The Music Maker”
  • Craig G - “Duck Alert”
  • Da King & I - “What’s up Doc”
  • Dan the Automator - “Get Down to the Funky Sound”
  • Dan the Automator - “Music to be Murdered By”
  • Dana Dane - “Little Bit of Dane”
  • Das EFX - “East Coast”
  • Das EFX - “Looseys”
  • Das EFX - “They Want EFX”
  • De la Soul - “Brain-Washed Follower”
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince - “Jazzy’s n the House”
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince - “Who Stole My Car?”
  • Eric B and Rakim - “Eric B is President”
  • Eric B and Rakim - “Eric B Made My Day”
  • Eric B and Rakim - “The Rhyme Goes On”
  • Fam-Lee - “She’s So Real”
  • Funkmaster Flex - “Live from the Palladium”
  • Gang Starr - “Gotta Get Over”
  • Gang Starr - “Knowledge”
  • Geto Boys - “Read These Nikes”
  • Ghostface Killah - “Deck’s Beat”
  • Ghostface Killah - “Mighty Healthy”
  • Grand Daddy IU - “Sugar Free”
  • Group Home - “Supa Star”
  • Guru - “Take a Look (At Yourself)”
  • Guru - “Trust Me”
  • Heavy D - “Gyrlz, They Love Me”
  • Heavy D - “We Got Our Own Thang”
  • Hip-Hop Against Apartheid - “Free South Africa”
  • Ice Cube - “Horny Lil’ Devil”
  • Ice Cube - “I Wanna Kill Sam”
  • Ice Cube - “Jackin’ for Beats”
  • Jazzy Grooves - “Scat Jam”
  • Jimmy Z - “Funky Flute”
  • Joint Ventures - “Interview”
  • Kid ‘N Play - “Ain’t Gonna Hurt Nobody”
  • Kid ‘N Play - “Friendz”
  • Kid ‘N Play - “Last Night”
  • King Just - “Warriors Drum”
  • King T - “E Get Swift”
  • KRS-One - “Outta Here”
  • Kurtis Blow - “Still on the Scene”
  • Large Professor - “I Juswannachill”
  • LL Cool J - “6 Minutes of Pleasure”
  • LL Cool J - “Ain’t No Stoppin’ This”
  • LL Cool J - “Fast Peg
  • LL Cool J - “To Da Break of Dawn”
  • Lord Finesse - “Hey! Look at Shorty”
  • Low Profile - “Easy Money”
  • Marley Marl - “Duck Alert”
  • MC Breed - “Gotta Get Mine”
  • Mica Paris - “More Love”
  • Michel’le - “Nicety”
  • Mistress & DJ Madame E - “Get Pumped”
  • Naughty by Nature - “Guard Your Grill”
  • Naughty by Nature - “Hip Hop Hooray”
  • Nice & Smooth - “Sex, Sex, Sex”
  • NWA - “Fuck tha Police”
  • P-King - “Wicked and Nasty”
  • Pete Rock & CL Smooth - “Anger in the Nation”
  • Pete Rock & CL Smooth - “Da Two”
  • Pete Rock & CL Smooth - “Skinz”
  • Pete Rock & CL Smooth - “Tell Me”
  • Poor Righteous Teachers - “Rock Dis Funky Joint”
  • Public Enemy - “Fight the Power”
  • Rebel MC - “Black Meaning Good”
  • Rebel MC - “Culture”
  • Red Hot Lover Tone - “Da Gigolow”
  • Red Hot Lover Tone - “Wanna Make Moves”
  • Richie Rich - “Rockin’ on the GoGo Scene”
  • Rumpletilskinz - “Hudz”
  • Run-DMC - “Not Just Another Groove”
  • Salt-N-Pepa ft E.U. - “Shake Your Thing”
  • Schoolly D - “Sometimes It’s Got”
  • Shabaam Sahdeeq - “Soundclash”
  • Silk X Leather - “The Woman in Me”
  • Slick Rick - “Why, Why, Why”
  • Spoonie Gee - “Spoonie is Back”
  • Stetsasonic - “Uda Man”
  • Ten Tray - “I Convey!”
  • Terminator X - “Homey Don’t Play Dat”
  • Terminator X - “Vendetta… the Big Getback”
  • The Gyrlz - “Jam Jam If You Can”
  • Trends of Culture - “Mad Flavor Mad Style”
  • Tupac ft Richie Rich - “Lie to Kick It”
  • Ultramagnetic MCs - “I Like Your Style”
  • UMC - “One to Grow On”
  • Wee Papa Girls - “You’ve Got the Beat”


This song has been played 225 times.

3 years ago

mogravy:

James Brown - Papa Don’t Take No Mess  (1974)


Sampled by:

  • 7A3 - “Mad Mad World”
  • Biz Markie - “The Vapors”
  • Choice MC - “HIV Positive”
  • Downtown Science - “If I Was”
  • Eric B and Rakim - “Move the Crowd”
  • Janet Jackson - “That’s the Way Love Goes”
  • KAM - “Stereotype”
  • Kool Moe Dee - “How Kool Can One Black Man Be?”
  • Kool Moe Dee - “I’m a Player”
  • Mary J. Blige - “You Don’t Have to Worry”
  • New Kids on the Block - “Dirty Dawg”
  • Snoop Dogg - “The Vapors”


This song has been played 149 times.

3 years ago

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