[Produed by DMX, Nemo, and Ron H] Thank You by DMX (Ft. Patti LaBelle)

This partially self-produced track from DMX, with co-production from Nemo and Ron H, features a soulful sample with an even more soulful, almost choir-like flip. This sample comes from Alicia Meyers' “I Want To Thank You.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R9wGnnwBc9M

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[Produced by Busta Rhymes] Thank You by Busta Rhymes (Ft. Kanye West, Lil Wayne & Q-Tip)

This self-produced track from Busta Rhymes features an almost direct sample, without much done to it, from Alicia Meyers' “I Want To Thank You.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R9wGnnwBc9M

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[Produced by A$AP Ty Beats] Peso by A$AP Rocky

This beat was one of the first big hits from the young ASAP Ty Beats, along with A$AP Rocky’s “Purple Swag.”

The sample here comes from The S.O.S. Band’s “No One’s Gonna Love You.”

http://youtu.be/JSEbDN49bYM?t=3s

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[Produced by Dav and Don] Oyster Perpetual Freestyle by Rick Ross 1

For this track, the production duo Dav Lawrence and Don Blaze delivered with a smooth, soulful sample that juxtaposed and complimented Rick Ross' rough, powerful voice. The sample comes from Cortex’s instrumental track, “Oh! Lord”

http://youtu.be/WJFRFDmtheE?t=22s

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Straight West Berkley Cal bear man what's happenin Rich Bitch by Lil B

Lil B resides in Berkley, California, home of UC Berkley. The mascot of this school? The golden bear.

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[Produced by TEC BEATZ and Sekou Muhammed] Mandela by CyHi The Prynce

This unexpected, warrior-like anthem features a fitting sample from the opening title scene to the 1986 series, Shaka Zulu.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1kDG1wlkT4

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[Procuced by TEC BEATZ] Coretta by CyHi The Prynce

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[Produced by M16] Napoleon by CyHi The Prynce

The main sample in this BANGER comes from Dionne Warwick’s “Anyone Who Had A Heart” Even though the main part comes from 1:38, sporadically throughout the song, a portion from 11 seconds in the song is used.

http://youtu.be/qMsiGMKHJ8k?t=1m38s

This soulful sample is complimented by the highly popular breakbeat from The Honey Drippers' “Impeach The President.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqbEsS5kFb8&feature=kp

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[Produced by Skhye Hutch] Illuminate by Ab-Soul (Ft. Kendrick Lamar) 3

The main sample in this Skyhe Hutch-produced track is sort of unexpected, coming from a bit right in the middle of Madonna’s “Live To Tell.”

http://youtu.be/IzAO9A9GjgI?t=2m50s

This sample is complimented by a breakbeat from Anne Murray’s “Put Your Hand in the Hand.” These drums are layered to create a sonically booming masterpiece.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SY-2XHqKGuw

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[Produced by J. Cole] Forbidden Fruit by J. Cole (Ft. Kendrick Lamar)

For this beat, Cole used a sample from the beginning of Ronnie Foster’s “Mystic Brew.” He didn’t really do much to the sample, except from adding drums.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6sf5deeGK4g

This sample has been used MANY times before — most notably in A Tribe Called Quest’s “Electric Relaxation.”

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