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Posted: 02 Jan 07, 10:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In my cruising around the web to see if there was a YouTube or the like clip for Positively Black's "Escape From Reality," which samples "Dragon Attack," I found a database site that outlines a few more Queen samples I didn't know about. This isn't just Vanilla Ice stuff. Anyone heard any of these less-than-obvious ones below? Is there a FAQ for this? Can anyone add any more? Besides "A Night at the Hip-Hopera" and Q-Unit?


Direct link:
http://the-breaks.com/perl/full.pl?genre=3&page=Q

Pasted here:

A Night at the Opera: (Hollywood 1975)
* “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Ali Vegas’s “Specialist”

Flash Gordon soundtrack: (? ?)
* “Flash Gordon”
DJ Shadow’s “Basic Mega-Mix”
Gospel Gangstas’s “?”
Public Enemy’s “Terminator X to the Edge of Panic”
* “The Kiss (Aura Resurrects Flash)”
Company Flow’s “Info Kill II”

News of the World: (Elektra 1977)
* “We Will Rock U”
2 Live Crew’s “Word II”
7A3’s “7A3 Will Rock You”
DJ Shadow’s “Basic Mega-Mix”
Emergency Broadcast Network’s “Behavior Modification - We Will Rock You”
Eminem’s “Till I Collapse”
Esham’s “Game of Death”
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five’s “We Will Rock You”
Ice Cube’s “When Will They Shoot?”
Kool Moe Dee’s “Rock You”
Nine Inch Nail’s “Get Down Make Love”
Raw Fusion’s “?”

The Game: (EMI 1980)
* “Another One Bites the Dust”
40 Thevz’s “Tennis Shoe Pimpin'”
B-Legit’s “Gotta Buy Your Dope from Us”
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five’s “Adventures on the Wheels of Steel”
Hammer’s “Let's Get it Started”
Kurtis Blow’s “Christmas Rap”
MC Shan’s “Down by Law”
Wyclef Jean’s “Another Bites the Dust”
* “Sail Away Sweet Sister”
Das EFX’s “Changes”

Hot Space: (EMI 1982)
* “Under Pressure”
Vanilla Ice’s “Ice Ice Baby”

?: (? ?)
* “We Will Rock U” (Rick Rubin Remix)
DJ Shadow’s “Basic Mega-Mix”
* “Get Down Make Love”
Nine Inch Nails’s “Get Down Make Love”



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Posted: 02 Jan 07, 11:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Too many of them I'm afraid. Just few names from my recently bought releases:

Killa Quey da Don
Super Dave
etc. - they all have used WWRY and it's only rap artists...

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Posted: 02 Jan 07, 11:58 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Back in the nineties the very respected Brazilian rock band "Ira" used WWRY samples for their version of Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, called "Você Ainda Pode Sonhar":

http://www.submarino.com.br/cds_productdetails.asp?Query=ProductPage&ProdTypeId=2&ProdId=167096&franq=100058


There's also a very bad Brazilian rap I saw recently that uses WWRY. I don't know the band's name, sorry.

Cheers,

Ogre-




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Posted: 02 Jan 07, 17:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very interesting and "till i collapse" , but was this an influence or just a coincidence?

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Posted: 03 Jan 07, 13:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


"Save Me" are sampled by Sheek Louch, and the song is called "How I love(d) you". It's a great rap-song!


U-GOD from the Wu-Tang Clan has taken a verse from "Another one bites the dust", and I think the song is called "Rumble".

"Princes of the universe" are sampled by a rapper I can't remember the name of.. But it's only a couple of years old.. "Here we are, born to be kings! We're the princes of the universe", this line goes on and on..



Many of my friends are really into Hip Hop, and a lot of times I jump from the chair, and they go like "was it Queen?!" So I'm sorry I don't remember more of the songs, but I will come back to this! Nice subject!


...but I can't belive that nobody has ever sampled "Cool Cat", it would be perfect! Also "My baby does me" and "I'm going slightly mad".........



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