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While the entire world reels from the loss of Aretha Franklin, we should also be celebrating her legacy. If you know me, everything boils down to hip-hop in my head. The queen of soul left her mark on the culture, with her records being sampled in some truly classic hip-hop joints. Check out a few of em here …

3rd Bass – The Gas Face – this one is instantly recognizable. Taken from Aretha’s “Think” …

Slum Village ft. Kanye West – Selfish – samples one of my favorite Aretha joints, “Call Me” …

Mos Def – Ms. Fatbooty – contains pieces of “One Step Ahead” …

Mobb Deep – Drop A Gem On Em – has a piece of Aretha singing “You Are My Sunshine”

There are dozens more. You can research em all at WhoSampled.com

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