While the trumpets are from "Soul "Travelin' Pt. I (The G.B.E.)" by Gary Byrd Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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Bass from "Dead End" by Japanese Hair Cast Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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Vocals and instrumentals from "School Boy Crush" by Average White Band Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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Drum break from Parliament's "Come In Out the Rain" (1970), Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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The piano and double bass from "Smilin' Billy Suite Part II" (1975) Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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Conversation about the production of the song: Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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The process, his inspiration for "One Love" Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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Parts of the hook is an interpolation of "Its Yours" by T La Rock Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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The piano is sampled from "I Love Music" by Ahmad Jamal Trio Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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Rock breaks down the process of the record and describes Nas as "the most incredible lyricist he's ever worked with" Beat Breakdowns Vol 3: Illmatic Special by Producer Genius

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