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"Who Sampled It Better?" Retrospective - The Best of 2017
Posted by Steve Juon at Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 8:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article

[James Brown courtesy Wikimedia Commons]"Who Sampled It Better?" Retrospective - The Best of 2017

As written by Steve 'Flash' Juon, and voted on by THE PEOPLE who read!

As the year of 2017 is now coming to a close, let's take a look back at the winners of Who Sampled It Better? this year that were chosen by the readers of RapReviews. By your opinions and your votes these were/are the best jacks of tracks, whether because you like the rapper who rapped over them better, or you like the way the producer who looped it or chopped it up better. Whatever your reason it is the season to look back and see who won! Thank you all for voting and look forward to more WSIB in 2018.

WSIB #6: Southside Movement's "I Been Watching You"

WINNER: Ghostface Killah's "Camay"

WSIB #7: Donald Byrd's "Wind Parade"

WINNER: Black Moon's "Buck Em Down"

WSIB #8: The Delfonics' "Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide From Love)"

WINNER: Tha Alkaholiks' "Do It"

WSIB #9: Funkadelic's "(Not Just) Knee Deep"

WINNER: De La Soul's "Me Myself & I"

WSIB #10: Leon Haywood's "I Want'a Do Something Freaky to You"

WINNER: Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg's "Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang"

WSIB #11: Cheryl Lynn's "Got to Be Real"

WINNER: Father MC's "I'll Do 4 U"

WSIB #12: The Soul Searchers' "Ashley's Roachclip"

WINNER: Eric B. & Rakim's "Paid In Full"

WSIB #13: The Fatback Band's "Baby I'm-a Want You"

WINNER: Mos Def's "Mathematics"

WSIB #14: Tommy Butler's "Prison Song"

WINNER: Felt's "Woman Tonight"

WSIB #15: Odetta's "Sakura"

WINNER: East Flatbush Project's "Tried By 12"

WSIB #16: James Brown's "The Boss"

WINNER: Nas' "Get Down"

WSIB #17: James Brown's "Get Up Offa That Thing"

WINNER: Kool G. Rap's "Cakes"

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