WhoSampled iPhone App

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  • Mario Toledo
    Mario Toledo said 2 days ago:

    James Brown is and remains the most sampled of all time, this man must be a monument that has been that a more influenced generations of musicians, James Brown is the father of music.........

  • Bosco
    Bosco said 2 months ago:

    Since the mid-80's, his records haven't gone a single year without being sampled

  • Mario Toledo
    Mario Toledo said 2 months ago:

    this man is still breaking records and samples, I continue listening to music whenever I keep encountering some of the shows in any other style, James Brown is a genius.......

  • rdvln
    rdvln said 2 months ago:

    james brown & obscure = LOL

  • housebeatz
    housebeatz said 5 months ago:

    Living in america SAMPLES Elaine & Ellen - The Look Of Love :)

  • DukeOne
    DukeOne said 1 year ago:

    Happy 80th Birthday James Brown!

  • Mario Toledo
    Mario Toledo said 2 years ago:

    James Brown is not only the king of soul, is also the father of music because you copied all their bases

  • Mario Toledo
    Mario Toledo said 2 years ago:

    James Brown is "Hip-Hop"

  • Quiller
    Quiller said 2 years ago:

    Because James Brown is the basis of hip hop, house, disco, soul, funk, ska, reggae, and is at the core of just about every modern musical movement in popular culture since the 1950's. As FunkyJE put it below, "James Brown = Hip Hop", breakbeat sample culture.

  • Bosco
    Bosco said 2 years ago:

    No, I am not. I was just curious on why almost All of James Brown's hits are sampled so much... and I was born in '96

  • Quiller
    Quiller said 2 years ago:

    Are you calling James Brown an obscure artist? Where were you in the 20th century?

  • Bosco
    Bosco said 2 years ago:

    Wow, what was up with this guy? A lot of obscure artist usually have a few individual songs sampled two or three times, then there's that one song with a laundry list of other songs it was sampled in. And almost all of this man's songs are like that, while Funky Drummer still takes the cake :P

  • Drpepperfan
    Drpepperfan said 3 years ago:

    Thats it! Thanks!

  • DJ Anubis
    DJ Anubis said 3 years ago:

    Sounds like a revving engine? Intro of Get up offa That thing

  • Drpepperfan
    Drpepperfan said 3 years ago:

    I know this is the worst description ever, but I need a specific high-pitched squeal from a James Brown song, which gets higher as it goes and last about 2-3 seconds. Any guesses as to what it could be?

  • SmuttySy
    SmuttySy said 3 years ago:

    "Soul Pride" has definitely got more legs in it than is represented here, it was pretty much the entire base for the jungle scene from 1994. Admittedly it was chopped in with Amen and Tramen breaks but it was pretty much ripped without pitch changes!

  • Mario Toledo
    Mario Toledo said 3 years ago:

    James Brown the king of Sampled

  • FunkyJE
    FunkyJE said 4 years ago:

    James Brown = Hip Hop

  • Xanadu
    Xanadu said 4 years ago:

    1000+ samples equals scrolling a mile to view comments...

  • kidwho
    kidwho said 4 years ago:

    haha nice observation xanadu!

  • DJ Anubis
    DJ Anubis said 4 years ago:

    Oooh very impressive! Thx for pointing it out :)

  • Xanadu
    Xanadu said 4 years ago:

    Wow, he passed a thousand samples!

  • M1989
    M1989 said 4 years ago:

    Even ringtones sample the funky drummer!!!

    http://www.htc.com/www/eclub/RingTone.aspx?id=30

  • tortureg4
    tortureg4 said 4 years ago:

    Famous line by Masta Ace:
    "Yeah, I use Funky Drummer, suck my d***"

  • M1989
    M1989 said 5 years ago:

    Very true. The most sampled man in history. "Funky Drummer" being the most sampled song of all time for that infamous drum loop.

  • musicalta
    musicalta said 5 years ago:

    wow the late great the man has been sampled a million times...we don't even have half of the samples on here

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