Sample Saturday (7/28/12): ESG “UFO” (1981)
“At the table I sit, making it legit/And when my pen hits the paper? Aww, shit”
The song for the Sample Saturday is “UFO” by classic R&B girl band ESG. It’s taken from their 1981 self titled EP.
Most sampled song in the whole hip-hop history with the guitar sounds like a siren or something. This joint was featured on the 1986 compilation album Ultimate Breaks & Beats where the songs being sampled.
This song has sampled by many of artists that who used it such as Tim Dog, Redman, Junior M.A.F.I.A., Redhead Kingpin and the FBI, Steezo, J Dilla, Gang Starr, AMG, Slaughterhouse, Memphis Bleek, Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, TLC, Mobb Deep, Das EFX, Public Enemy and others.
Best sample ever. Go to Unkut.com for the ESG “UFO” compilation.