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Hip-hop and rap music loves samples. These are some of our favourites.
Hip-Hop's relationship with samples is legendary. From its very conception, the genre has looked to loop sections of other tracks and transform them into some of the biggest and most famous hip-hop songs of all time.
But sometimes its done so well that you don't even realise it's a sample, so sit back and join us as we look at some of the best Hip-Hop samples ever.
For the best experience, listen to the first track and then check out the sample.
(Warning: some of these songs contain strong language that some people may find offensive.)
Released in 1999, the track set the standard for everything that followed from Eminem, introducing the rapper to the mainstream in an emphatic way. But that iconic bassline is actually a sample.
The Hammersmith born soft rock star's 'I Got The' has been sampled by both Jay Z and Eminem, but most famously - and to best effect - by the Detroit rapper.
The 1994 song is rap at its finest, but did you know that it takes the majority of its structure from a track by Michael McDonald?
If you're not familiar with 'I Keep Forgetting', it was released in 1982. It peaked at number four on the Billboard Pop Singles charts, and number seven on the Billboard R&B chart. The bassline - or rather, THAT - bassline comes thanks to Louis Johnson.
While we all know Drake's 'Too Much' was based largely around a Sampha loop, you might not know that the 'Nothing Was The Same' track 'Pound Cake' samples Ellie Goulding.
Yep, that rather ethereal vocal is all the doing of Ellie. The British star admits that she struggled to "play it cool" when she heard Drizzy had looped her vocals for 'Pound Cake'.
'Gold Digger' is of Kanye's biggest songs and lets be honest, it's no secret that 'Ye loves a sample - or two. But you might not know where this comes from.
While Kanye's 'Gold Digger' is sped up, as you can hear from Ray Charles' 'I Got A Woman', the original vocal is set much slower on the record, which was released in 1954.
Originally released in 1987, the pop rock single is very different to Kanye's Hip Hop track, but the vocal will sound very familiar.
Originally released in 1989, 'Me Myself And I', which consequently is a song title used by everyone from Beyonce to Demi Lovato, is one of the Hip-Hop collective's seminal records.
Released 10 years earlier in 1979, Funkadelic's track showcases all the structure of De La Soul's version and is a brilliant listen.
Everyone knows the late rapper's West Coast anthem 'California Love'. Released in 1995, the track encapsulates the more mainstream side of Tupac, with its sing-along chorus that glide over the piano-driven instrumental. But where does that beat come from?
Another example of Hip-Hop looking to Rock music, 'California Love's structure owes a lot to 'Woman To Woman' by Joe Cocker, which was released in 1972. Gaming fans might also recognise this track from 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas'.
'Ready Or Not' is a classic, but now you've listened to The Fugees version, this is what the song sounded like in 1968.
The Fugees turned to the Delfonics 'Ready Or Not Here I Come' for the inspiration to their seminal hit - transforming the soul track, which is a classic in its own right, into something rather spectacular.
Dizzee's Grime roots were on full show on 'Fix Up, Look Sharp'. The rapper showcased all of his lyrical wit on the second single from his debut album 'Boy In Da Corner', but what about the beat?
You might have also heard the beat on Jay Z's '99 Problems' (more on that later) and Alicia Keys' 'Girl On Fire'.
One of the standout tracks from Kendrick's debut album 'good kid, m.A.A.d city', K. Dot looked to Denmark for the mellow looping intro on 'Don't Kill My Vibe'.
As you can hear, the original is pretty chilled out.
One of the standout tracks from 'Born Sinner', J. Cole sampled the piano and vocal hook from Cults for his hit single 'She Knows'.
The American pop duo will be familiar to any Indie fans, as they were heralded as ones to watch in 2011, following positive reviews from the likes of NME and Pitchfork.
The lead single from Justin's comeback in 2013, 'Suit & Tie's' famous trumpet intro is actually a sample of a Sho Nuff track. Ironically the song also samples Jay Z's 'Show You How', which featured on his seminal album 'The Blueprint' in 2001.
Let's just take a second to enjoy this one.
Watch Jay Z perform live and you'll feel the effect '99 Problems' has on the rapper's audience. It's a call of arms for any Hova fan, but quite a lot of people don't know that Jay took the main lines from an Ice T song of the same name for the track.
See what we mean?