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The House Songs You Didn’t Know Were Old-School R&B Samples But Really Should

Hip Hop and R&B are both genres filled with iconic samples.

But recently there’s been a growing trend of House producers transforming old-school urban tracks into huge floorfillers.

Sometimes the sampling is so good you might not even recognise it’s a sample.

We’ve put together some of the best ever:

(Warning: some of these songs contain strong language that some people may find offensive.)

Tough Love - 'So Freakin' Tight'

Tough Love took over summer '15 with their massive House anthem, driven by that huge bassline. But the catchy chorus is actually a sample.

'So Freakin' Tight' samples... Jodeci - 'Freek'N You'

Jodeci's steamy single 'Freek'N You' is the definition of a 90s slow jam. Taken from their third album 'The Show, the After Party, The Hotel', the song peaked at number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart back in 1995.

99 Souls - 'This Girl Is Mine'

99 Souls' infectious House anthem 'This Girl Is Mine' dropped in 2014 and is still played in clubs around the country. But do you know which two old-school R&B tracks it samples?

'This Girl Is Mine' samples Brandy & Monica - 'This Boy Is Mine' and Destiny's Child - 'Girl'

Brandy and Monica's classic hit 'This Boy Is Mine' was released back in 1994 and was the first ever pop number one for both artists at the time. While the Destiny's Child song captures the iconic girl group in its prime back in 2004.

Waze & Odyssey vs R. Kelly - 'Bump & Grind'

Wade and Odyssey brought a classic R. Kelly song into 2014 with an upbeat House twist. But who can forget the classic sample they used?

'Bump N' Grind' samples R. Kelly - 'Bump N' Grind'

R. Kelly's steamy 90s classic was taken from his debut solo album '12 Play'. The track went on to reach number eight in the UK singles chart...


Check out the full list at capitalxtra.com

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