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Kon + Amir Present: The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Samples Of All Time

42. Maceo & The Macks "Soul Power" (1974)

Producer: James Brown
Album: Us!
Label: People

Amir: "There's no b-boy jam that I know of where they're not going to play that song, it's huge. Everyone from Redman to cats at the beginning of hip hop have used it."

Kon: "Clearly, if you weren't sampling James Brown back then, then you weren't doing something right."

Sampled On: Redman "Rated R" (1992)

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