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Quiz: Which popular songs sampled tracks from Black artists?

We surfaced the original Black artists behind the sample tracks in some of our favorite songs. Take our quiz to see if you can guess the popular song from the original sample.

As The New York Times wrote in a headline, “Sampling Is (a) Creative or (b) Theft.” Regardless of how these songs gained popularity, we wanted to highlight the Black artists who made the tracks that were then sampled in major hits.

Guess the popular songs below by choosing a song in the
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Edwin Birdsong - Cola Bottle Baby
One more time by Daft Punk
Harder, Better, Faster Stronger by Daft Punk
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Good Times - Chic
Harder, Better, Faster Stronger by Daft Punk
Rappers Delight by The Sugarhill Gang
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Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
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Footsteps in the Dark - The Isley Brothers
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Take Yo Praise - Camille Yarbrough
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Rubber Band - The Trammps
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Oops Upside Your Head - The Gap Band
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Fate - Chaka Khan
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Between the Sheets - The Isley Brothers
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Are you my woman? by The Chi-Lites
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Something’s Got A Hold On Me - Etta James
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I’m Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More Baby - Barry White
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Maybe Tomorrow - Grant Green
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Joyful Noise - Flame
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Let’s Get It On - Marvin Gaye
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It’s A New Day - Skull Snaps
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More Spell On You - Eddie Johns
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