soundwaveHip Hop, along with most modern music, relies heavily on the work of others. Whether its a subconscious influence or a directly sampled snippet, music is a collaborative art. That’s true even when the parties involved have never met each other. “No idea’s original, there’s nothing new under the sun. It’s never what you do, but how it’s done,” wrote Nas. This chart from WhoSampled shows the most sampled artist of modern times:

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