Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. London-born singer Labi Siffre has spent his career breaking down boundaries. Dr. Dre grew up in the 70's so I doubt he needed his parents to put him on to 70's music. I am going to go with a no Eminem may not have found this track to sample but I belive Dr. Dre produced this track. The discussion wasn't about who used it first. Instead of always sampling, try being inspired by a hot song and CREATE something similar. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Best of Labi Siffre - … Most hip-hop producers create the beats then present them to the artists who then pick and choose. I don't see it. Nice to meet a fellow NYer. Sorry, but I simply don't believe it.Nonetheless, it is very clever. Then again, I might use it as a Xerox if I find rare beats that nobody had in their crates yet"". hahah what a funny discussion. Please sign in or sign up. Thank you Cecil. I never knew wu tang used this track either, and I know the song, interesting, even listening to it now it is hard to spot the connection. @tick, I never said Dr. Dre didn't have it in his portfolio; in fact, I said these producers did know them from looking at their parents' era of music. :). I don't want to put down any rappers or producers, but when I look into all these "brilliant sampling" in hit versions, I always encounter an older use of the same obscure (French or not) record from the 60s/70s by some lesser god(s). Report wrong information or missing video, Kendrick Lamar's Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe, XXXTENTACION feat. Also, for anyone and everyone out there wondering, Dre has people working under him that search, dig, and find rare/obscure records to sample, he just does the beat, not the majority of the sample searching. Labi Siffre. I disagree on the point of the site.I mean it's clear that you understand your samples, and the whole process, I mean, I took a look at your submissions, you have a lot.Anyway, I'm sure you recognize that the form for sample submission does not have a "Produced by" field. I was only weaken the argument that most people seem to think Dr Dre's record shelf is full of old obscure and foreign vinyl stuff, I have my doubts there. In short: crediting the producers was needed at that time (and thank god we have that now, this dicussion probably had something to do with it). If so, please respond... Juice WRLD's Lucid Dreams (Forget Me) sample of Sting's Shape of My Heart, Kanye West feat. His parents would have put him onto 50's and 60's music but he doesn't seem to sample much from that era. Charlie Wilson's Bound 2 sample of Ponderosa Twins Plus One's Bound. 21 Savage feat. Yes, Dre grew up in the '70's, he was mostly inspired by the P-Funk ere, cats like Parliament, Funkadelic and Bootsy Collins. There are songs he HAS produced, but this wasn't one of them, and you can hear a definite difference. Charlie Wilson's Bound 2 sample of Ponderosa Twins Plus One's Bound, Cardi B feat. In September, Edsel will issue, My Song, a 50th anniversary Labi Siffre nine-CD box set which features all of his albums and a generous selection of bonus tracks. All rights reserved. J. Cole's A Lot sample of East of Underground's I Love You, Kendrick Lamar's Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe sample of Boom Clap Bachelors's Tiden Flyver, Wu-Tang Clan's C.R.E.A.M. But it would look at home on either of their record collections IMO. You must have "Forgot About Dre" if you're gonna debate over whether an African-American rapper/producer in his late-40's would have 70's soul in his collection. "Streets Is Watching" by Jay-Z sampled Labi Siffre's "I Got The...". @SmuttySy, you're a moron. Albums. They were on damn near every TV show, paper, mag, cereal box, together. I wouldn't go so far as to say what he does or doesn't have in his collection, simply because it's speculation. I seriously doubt you ran into anyone who "adamantly and aggressively defends" that Eminem creates all of his beats himself. What you do, is put on the track, from the 2 minutes and 10 seconds mark (you will need to line up the needle, before she comes into the room). Yung Bans and Ski Mask the Slump God's ILOVEITWHENTHEYRUN sample of Bobby Shmurda's Bobby Bitch, Kanye West feat. Scandal free life. Background. Strawberry Letter 23 is also sampled on this track. I don't know if this song by Labi Siffre was a hit, but it sure is hot, and Dr. Dre knew that, so he took the dopest part of the song and reused it for em's song. According to this site, James Brown's "Funky Drummer" was first sampled by a group called The Most in "Some More". He could just turn on the radio. OMG yes!! This is a valid discussion and diving in with both feet with an aggressive, if misdirected, defense before taking in the comments will get you nowhere. It's just that Dre added a gate and did some compression/EQ processing to get rid of the reverb and make it cleaner. Contributed by Shadowboy (171 Submissions, 1,728 Cred). (looks down...) wow. Born the fourth of five children, at Queen Charlotte's Hospital Hammersmith, London to a Barbadian / Belgian mother and a Nigerian father, Siffre was brought up in Bayswater and Hampstead and educated at a Catholic monastery school, St Benedict's School, in Ealing. Rza just slowed the loop down whereas Dre didnt. On top of that, I have been searching nonstop for a couple weeks. Did anyone say Em sampled it? What would that mean? Eminem sampled ‘I Got The…’ by Labi Siffre and Stone’s song is actually a cover of that 1975 groove. Siffre was a rangy, often contradictory artist, which accounts for his lack of appeal. 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