Free Samples 3/16/19

This week's Free Samples deconstructed The Rap Year Book's "Most Important Song" from *almost* every year starting in 1979 and ending in 1993. Next week, I will continue to deconstruct the "Most Important Song" from 1994 until 2014. 

If you have any samples, covers or interpolations you want to hear featured on the show, please email me at yramir2@lsu.edu :-)

Note: Format is 1. Original -> Sample

***= The Rap Year Book's Most Important Song for that particular year (year in parentheses) 

1. Good Times- Chic 

Rapper's Delight- The Sugarhill Gang*** (1979)

The Breaks- Kurtis Blow*** (1980)

2. Funky Sensation- Gwen McCrae 

Jazzy Sensation- Afrika Bambaataa and the Jazzy Five*** (1981)

3. The Message- Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five*** (1982)

Check Yo Self (The Message Remix)- Ice Cube 

4. 6 in the Mornin- Ice-T*** (1986)

3-6 in the Morning- Three 6 Mafia 

5. Paid in Full- Eric B. and Rakim*** (1987)

Paid in Full- Mobb Deep 

6. You'll Like It Too- Funkadelic 

Straight Outta Compton- N.W.A.*** (1988)

7. Funky Drummer- James Brown 

Fight the Power- Public Enemy*** (1989)

8. Memory Band- Rotary Connection 

Bonita Applebum- A Tribe Called Quest*** (1990)

9. Hung up on My Baby- Isaac Hayes 

Mind Playing Tricks on Me- Geto Boys*** (1991)

10. Nuthin' but a G Thang- Dr. Dre ft Snoop Dogg*** (1992)

I'm Real- Kris Kross 

11. As Long As I've Got You- The Charmels 

C.R.E.A.M.- Wu-Tang Clan*** (1993)

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