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Big Pun "Still Not A Player" sample

I'm one of those people that loves tracing back samples, then hearing what else that band recorded. Good way of discovering old music. I can honestly say I'm rarely surprised by popular songs that contain samples after reading album credits all these years. (click here for previous findings.)

At my aunts listening to the radio when this song came on

Brenda Russell "A Little Bit Of Love"



Wonderful composition. Nothing beats live instrumentation coupled with sweet female vocals on a sunny day/

I immediately recognised the "Still Not A Player" Big Pun ft. Joe



But I swear 0:52-0:56 has a similar chord progression to Mariah Carey ft. Snoop Dogg "Cry Baby"



I hadn't heard of Brenda Russell, so did a little research and found out she originally wrote and recorded "Get Here" in 1988. It only managed to peak at number 37 on the US r&b charts



Covered by Oleta Adams in 1991 and became an international hit



This is why I love tracing samples. Get some interesting trivial knowledge.

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