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

23. Minnie Ripperton "Inside My Love" (1975)

Producer: Stewart Levine, Minnie Riperton, Richard Rudolph
Album: Adventures In Paradise
Label: Epic

Kon: "That was a record that I used to hear as a little kid, and then Tribe used it for 'Lyrics to Go,' and a couple of other people used it as well. But that is Minnie Ripperton, an amazing voice. If readers are reading this and they don't know who she is...if they listen to Mariah Carey...there would be no Mariah Carey without Minnie Ripperton."

Sampled On: A Tribe Called Quest "Lyrics To Go" (1993)

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