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Direct Sample of Vocals / Lyrics

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's Welcome to the Terrordome
Fear of a Black Planet
Def Jam 1989
's Operator's Choice
African Anthem (The Mikey Dread Show Dubwise)
Cruise 1979
Sample appears at 0:29 and 0:31
Sample appears at 0:05 and 2:01


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  • Chris Read
    Chris Read said 1 year ago:

    Please note that we only permit Soundcloud / Bandcamp embeds where they are featured on the artist's official account.

  • The Fall Guy
    The Fall Guy said 1 year ago:

    Why not submit that Soundcloud entry to replace this one?

  • stationary unit
    stationary unit said 1 year ago:

    When I submitted this the video we had for "Operator's Choice" had the opening monologue with some guy going "What? You're a disc jockey? (laughing)" which PE sampled.

    It's cut out from the current video for some reason, but you can hear it here: https://soundcloud.com/shuffleit/mikey-dread-operators-choice

  • The Fall Guy
    The Fall Guy said 1 year ago:

    Stationary Unit, I don't hear the laughing sample in Mikey Dread's Operator's Choice, but I do hear "Riddim full of culture, y'all" at 1:40 in the video.

  • stationary unit
    stationary unit said 3 years ago:

    Not sampled from "Headline News", but rather "Operator's Choice". "Operator's Choice" has both the "Riddim full of culture, y'all" and laughing samples, so it's extremely likely Public Enemy just sampled both vocal samples from "Operator's Choice".

    That's how I originally submitted, but it was changed to "Headline News" for some reason. Damn these Mikey Dread listings are confusing...