Some sampled hip hop shit

January 26, 2009

Back in the day when I was completely obsessed with hip hop, I used to make mixtapes combining classic rap tracks with the original soul and funk songs sampled to create them. Below marks the first in what I hope becomes a series of posts dedicated to these tracks. (By the way, a recent return trip to the Sound Library on Orchard St. got me excited about classic hip hop all over again. I just dropped way too much money on sick records).

To start things off, “Nuthin But a G Thang” might have one of the most recognizable samples ever:

Now for the original, Leon Haywood’s “I Wanna Do Something Freaky To You” AWWW Yeaaa…