Estelle and Zora’s Infinite Playlist: Sampled Edition

Do you ever have that one annoying friend who tells you that you just HAVE to try something? Well, what about something that’s already tried and true? Here is our carefully curated selection of sampled songs which top the charts in our hearts. Enjoy!


Sampled Song Original Song
  1. “Luxurious” – Gwen Stefani
“Between the Sheets” – The Isley Brothers
  1. “Nice For What” – Drake
“Ex-Factor” – Lauryn Hill
  1. “Smile” – Jay-Z
“Love’s in Need of Love Today” – Stevie Wonder
  1. “Tearz” – Wu-Tang Clan
“After Laughter (Comes Tears)” – Wendy Rene
  1. “Land of the Snakes” – J. Cole
“Da Art of Storytellin’ (Part 1)” – OutKast
  1. “Paper Planes” – M.I.A.
“Straight to Hell” – The Clash
  1. “Cha Cha” – Freddie Dredd
“Sway It, Hula Girl” – Lisa Ono
  1. “Just a Friend” – Biz Markie 
“(You) Got What I Need” – Freddie Scott
  1. “Runnin” – 21 Savage
“I Thought It Took a Little Time (But Today I Fell in Love)” – Diana Ross
  1. “So Fresh, So Clean” – OutKast
“Before the Night Is Over” – Joe Simon
  1. “Barbie Dreams” – Nicki Minaj
“Just Playing (Dreams)” – The Notorious B.I.G.