fu gees

  • Joker: The stars are beautiful tonight
  • Harley: Yeah
  • Joker: You know what else is beautiful?
  • Harley: ...What?
  • Joker: *points at the sky* The batsignal

The Fugees “Fu-Gee-La”

“Brooklyn rooftops become Brooklyn tee-pees

Who that be, enemies wanna see the death of me”

1995 | Pras | The Score

Here Are the Samples Used on Jay Z's '4:44'

Jay Z’s thirteenth solo album 4:44 is finally here and it’s undeniably refreshing to hear the legendary Brooklyn rapper wax poetic over soulful, crisp production from No I.D.

A look through the liner notes reveals No I.D. did some powerful crate digging, with samples from the likes of the Fugees, Nina Simone, Donny Hathaway, and Stevie Wonder. And how he flipped them over the course of 10 tracks? Truly a work of art.

Below are the songs that were used to craft 4:44

“Kill Jay Z”

Contains sample from the Alan Parsons Project’s “Don’t Let It Show”

“The Story of "O.J.”

Contains elements and excerpts from Nina Simone’s “Four Women”

Contains excerpts from Kool & the Gang’s “Kool’s Back Again”


Contains elements and excerpts from Stevie Wonder’s “Love’s in Need of Love Today”

“Caught Their Eyes”

Contains sample from Nina Simone’s “Baltimore”


Contains sample from Hannah Williams and the Affirmations' "Late Nights and Heart Breaks"

“Family Feud”

Embodies portions of the Clark Sisters’ “Ha Ya”


Contains elements from Sister Nancy’s “Bam Bam”

Contains elements from Jacob Miller’s “Tenement Yard”


Contains sample from the Fugees’ “Fu-Gee-La”

“Marcy Me”

Contains elements from Quarteto 1111’s “odo O Mundo E Ninguém”


Contains samples and excerpts from Donny Hathaway’s “Someday We’ll All Be Free”

Embodies portions of Raekwon's "Glaciers of Ice" featuring Ghostface Killah and Masta Killa

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Rules: Post 10 songs you are currently into and tag 10 people

I got tagged by @fanvillage and @glowysweetfab so thanks a bunch😊 Also I’ve been listening to Daniel Caesar’s album on repeat for forever but I tried to sprinkle in my other faves

  1. Sweet life- Frank Ocean
  2. Nobody’s Perfect- J. Cole ft. Missy Elliot
  3. Streetcar- Daniel Caesar
  4. No Letting Go- Wayne Wonder
  5. Green light- Beyoncé
  6. Freudian- Daniel Caesar
  7. Insecure- Jazmine Sullivan and Bryson Tiller
  8. Crew- Goldlink
  9. Fu-Gee-La - Fugees
  10. East Coast- Remy Ma and A$AP Ferg

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