A History of Otis Redding Samples in Hip-Hop

The Firm "Affirmative Action (Remix)" (2004)

Album: Decade 1994–2004
Producer: Dave Atkinson, Trackmasters
Label: BEC

Samples: "Hard to Handle" (1968)

On The U.M.C's' debut album Fruits of Nature the Staten Island MC's sampled Otis Redding's "Mr. Pitifull" for their track "Swing It to the Area." Underground producer RNS borrows the bassline and sprinkles some of Otis' vocals and the song's guitar throughout the song.

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