The Urban Daily

Kanye West

If you can take a song that is a classic and turn it into another classic, then you, my friend, have mastered the art of sampling. And no one seems to do it better than Kanye West. Let’s take a look at 25 surprising samples Kanye has used over the years.

“Mystery of Iniquity” by Lauryn Hill

Sampled for: “All Falls Down”



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“Home is Where the Hatred Is” by Gil Scott Heron

Sampled for: “My Way Home”
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“Tony’s Theme” by Giorgio Moroder (from “Scarface”)

Sampled for: “Mercy”



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“P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” by Michael Jackson

Sampled for: “The Good Life”



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“It’s Gonna Be Lonely” by Prince

Sampled for: “Big Brother”

 

“Under Mi Sensi” by Barrington Levy

Sampled for: “I Don’t Like (Remix)”



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