The 50 Best Movie Dialogue Samples in Hip-Hop

18. Gravediggaz Samples Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Song: "1-800-Suicide" (1994)

Oh the irony when a quote about living life to the fullest pops up in the middle of a song about offing oneself! The Gravediggaz's creepy utilization of cheerful wisdom courtesy of the teens gone wild misadventure Ferris Beuller's Day Off (1986) comes out of left field, a field full of fictional victims pushing up daisies on "1-800-Suicide."

"I said it before and I'll say it again," says the hooky-playing Ferris (Matthew Broderick) midway through the song, his vocal pitch slightly off to reflect the sound of the scary-ass track. "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." Count on the astute mind of Prince Paul not to miss an opportunity to find clever samples where you least expect them.

blog comments powered by Disqus