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Third World Meets Tuff Gong: Songs That Sampled @BobMarley & @ThirdWorldBand


February 6 marks the day two Reggae legends were born, Bob Marley, and Bunny Rugs. Bob Marley started out in Trench Town, and became a larger than life Icon while Bunny Rugs made his mark as a Solo Artist, and Lead Vocalist for one of Reggae’s most successful Bands, Third World. While many pay respects to them today, we’d like to look back at a few songs that further immortalized them through samples. Samples will come from Bob Marley’s solo singles, or with The Wailers, and from Third World Band during Rugs’ time. Enjoy!

1. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Johnny Was (1976)

Sampled on: Notorious B.I.G. – Hold Ya Head (2005)

 

2. Third World – Got To Get Along (1976)

Sampled on: Little Brother ft. Mos Def – Let It Go (2006)

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FOUNDATION: Happy Birthday Bob Marley!!


HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB!!!! Today, February 6, 2012 marks the 67th birthday of the late Robert Nesta Marley. Reggae Icon, Hitmaker, Timeless Artiste, Father, Jamaican, LEGEND!! Loved the world over and an influence to many, Bob was greatness. In commemoration of his birthday, I invite you to listen to a tribute playlist made by SAFARI SOUNDS. Check it out below….

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