Toppa Top 10: Reggae Samples In Rap Songs

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May 7, 2010

Honorebel Mention
Lil Wayne, “A Milli” = A Tribe Called Quest, “I Left My Wallet In Segundo (Norman Cook Remix)


Huh? A Tribe Called Quest, Norman Cook? Not exactly reggae artists but…on the 1991 Tribe remixes LP, Revised Quest for the Seasoned Traveller, a young Fatboy Slim turned “El Segundo” into a straight dancehall tune complete with toasts from an uncredited deejay. See 0:36 for the “a milli” snippet screwed down by Bangladesh on Weezy’s 2008 ubiqui-hit.

Not convinced? Let this guy demonstrate: