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The 20 Best White Girl Vocal Samples in Rap History

1. Jay-Z "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)" (1998)

Album: Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
Producer: The 45 King

A bunch of chanting orphans in the musical film Annie brought Jay-Z his most memorable hook. The 45 King grabbed the kids' chorus about mopping floors in an orphanage and retooled it for Jay-Z's ode to hood life. It's one of the greatest of juxtapositions in rap to date. Only Hov.

Sample: Andrea McArdle "It's the Hard-Knock Life" (1977)

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