Top 5 Aretha Franklin samples in Hip-Hop

Headlines 17/08/2018

On August the 16th, it was announced that the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, had passed away at her home in Detroit after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Her musical legacy is one of the most legendary of all time, which means her catalog is riddled with some of the finest soul food you'll ever find.

Naturally, her sound has had a profound impact on the state of music, especially hip-hop and RnB. So we've collected some of the finest samples from the Queen of Soul below:

1) Outkast: Jazzy Belle - Sample: Rock Steady (1971)

2) Dr. Dre: Rat Tat Tat Tat - Sample: Rock Steady (1971)

3) Slum village: Selfish - Sample: Call Me (1970)

4) Alicia Keys: Lovin' U - Sample: (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman (1967)

5) Mos Def: Ms. Fat Booty - Sample: One Step Ahead (1965)