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The Godfather: 25 Classic James Brown Hip-Hop Samples


Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Otis”

Samples: “Don’t Tell a Lie About Me and I Won’t Tell the Truth on You”

Why not nickname it “James” as well?

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  • Goodness Gracious

    Funky Drummer is the best!!

  • iWokeUpLikeDis

    I thought Jayz and Kanye’s “Otis” was an Otis Redding sample. Unless Otis Redding sampled that song from James Brown too

  • JCommodore

    Go see “Get on Up.” There should be a part 2, to this film. The 2 hours I watched wasn’t enough, there is more to his story that I would like to see on the big screen. I left feeling VERY inspired.

  • JCommodore

    Chad Boseman deserves an Oscar!