The 10 James Brown Songs Rappers Love to Sample

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  • James Brown, Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine
  • James Brown, Say It Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud
  • James Brown, Hot Pants
  • James Brown, Get Up Offa That Thing
  • James Brown, Get on the Good Foot
  • James Brown, My Thang
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  • James Brown, Funky Drummer
  • James Brown, Funky President
  • James Brown, The Payback
  • James Brown, Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved

"Hot Pants"

James Brown's 1971 single "Hot Pants" was sampled by Gang Starr for "2 Steps Ahead," EPMD on "Hit Squad Heist" and others including MC Hammer.

(Photo: Polydor Records) 

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