'80s Rewind: Rap Songs That Sample Hits From the 1980s

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  • Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, Cyndi lauper
  • A$AP Rocky, S.O.S. Band
  • Nicki Minaj, Annie Lennox
  • Big Sean, Chris Brown, New Edition
  • Chris Brown, Michael Jackson, Rihanna
  • Paula Abdul, J. Cole
  • Puff Daddy, Faith Evans, The Notorious B.I.G., DeBarge
  • The Lost Boyz, Janet Jackson, Mr. Cheeks
  • Nelly Rowland, Kelly Rowland, Patti Labelle
  • Snoop Dogg, Slave, Dr. Dre
  • The Notorious B.I.G., Mtume, Total
  • Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, the Isley Brothers, Ronald Isley
  • SWV, Will Smith, Patrice Rushen, Coko
  • MC Hammer, Rick James
  • The Notorious B.I.G., Puff Daddy, Ma$e, Diana Ross, Kelly Price
  • Dr. Dre, J.J. Fad, Fergie
  • 50 Cent, Audio Two

Wiz Khalifa Featuring Nicki Minaj, "True Colors" / Cyndi Lauper, "True Colors”

Wiz Khalifa and Nicki Minaj have been lighting up the airwaves this week with the new single from his Blacc Hollywood album, which drops Tuesday (Aug. 19).

Wiz reworks "The Voice of the MTV Generation" of the '80s, Cydi Lauper, and gives her classic an updated dancey-West Coast summer vibe.

But this is not the first time we've dipped back into '80s. Check out more hip hop hits that include a sample from the decade of acid-washed jeans. —Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)

(Photos from left: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images, Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

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