17 Tracks From 2017 You Didn’t Know Sampled Classics

17 Tracks From 2017 You Didn’t Know Sampled Classics

Bringing classics back.

Carina Ortiz
posted by at Jul 19, 2017 at 2:45 pm
editor at hubwav

Ever heard a track and think to yourself, “Where have I heard this before?” Most of the time we think this while listening to a song because that song actually sampled another one, usually from earlier years. Today we’re breaking down 17 songs in 2017 that sample others.

1. DJ Khaled’s “Wild Thoughts” ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller samples Santana’s “Maria, Maria.”

2. Selena Gomez’s “Bad Liar” samples The Talking Heads’ “Psycho Killer.”

3. Future’s “Mask Off” samples Tommy Butler’s “Prison Song.”

4. Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” samples TLC’s “No Scrubs.”

5. JAY-Z’s “Family Feud” samples The Clarke Sister’s “Ha Ya (Eternal Life.)”

6. DJ Khaled’s “Shining” ft. Beyoncé and Jay-Z samples Osunlade’s “Dionne.”

7. Kodak Black’s “Tunnel Vision” samples Inti-Illimani’s “El Aparecido.”

8. JAY-Z “Caught Their Eyes” ft. Frank Ocean samples Nina Simone’s “Baltimore.”

9. Tyler, the Creator’s “911 / Mr. Lonely” samples The Gap Band’s “Outstanding.”

10. Liam Payne’s “Strip That Down” ft. Quavo samples Shaggy’s “It Wasn’t Me.”

11. Camila Cabello’s “Crying in the Club” samples Christina Aguilera’s “Genie in a Bottle.”

12. SZA’s “Broken Clocks” samples River Tiber “West” ft. Daniel Cesar

13. Tory Lanez’s “Proud Family” samples Destiny Child’s “The Proud Family Theme Song” ft. Solange.

14. Logic’s “Hallelujah” samples Travi$ Scott’s “Flying High” ft. Toro y Moi.

15. Demi Lovato’s “Sorry Not Sorry” samples Nicki Minaj’s “Your Love.”

16. Kacy Hill’s “Am I” samples Philip Glass’ “Closing.”

17. Freddie Gibbs’ “Crushed Glass” samples Sade’s “Fear.”