Masta Ace "Four Minus Three" (1990)
Album: Take a Look Around
Producer: Marley Marl
Label: Cold Chillin'/Reprise/Warner Bros.
Samples: "Hard to Handle" (1968)
For "For Minus Three," Masta Ace uses the beat and intro from Marley Marl's famous posse cut "Symphony," which sample's Otis' "Hard to Handle." Ace, who appeared on the original "Symphony," adds another couple of verses over the classic beat.