Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh’s 1985 hit “La Di Da Di” has become one of the most sampled songs of all time. Hip-hop is a genre built on sampling, borrowing from the greats of James Brown’s “Funky Drummer” and The Winstons’ “Amen Brother”. Alongside “Children’s Story”, Slick Rick’s voice has been used in over 1,000 different tracks and counting, but what is it about the MC that made him so ideal for sampling – let’s find out.
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Black Narcissus – Till The Rains Break
Desolate – Tyroshi
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Synkro – Automatic Response
Com Truise – Isostasy
Paul Blackford – Light Years
Synkro – Vanishing Point
Overlook – Travelling Without Moving
Chromatics – Broken Mirrors
Boards Of Canada – You Could Feel The Sky
Neozaïre – Departed, Gone and Lost
Danny Wolfers – Scenic Highway System
Marenn Sukie – Until Such Time
Mark Isham – Sympathy and Acknowledgement
Synkro – Hand In Hand
Satoshi & Makoto – Chuchotement
Andy Stott – Expecting
Synkro – Red Sky
Aleksi Perälä – The Field
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