Kanye West's 50 Best Beats for Other Artists

24. Common "The People" (2007)

Album: Finding Forever
Label: G.O.O.D. Music, Geffen
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One of Kanye's favorite people to sample is Gil Scott-Heron. Here he pulls from the poet's "We Almost Lost Detroit" to make a smooth cut for Common. The Dilla-inspired chops on this track were the highlight of Finding Forever.

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