There’s a ton of artists out there that have one, two or maybe three tracks with a REALLY well incorporated sample in them, so whenever I decide to cover a certain group, artist, or producer for Sample Sundays, I know right away which one of their tracks I am going to post, as there is not too much selection to choose from. There are a few groups however that always give me a really hard time when trying to choose their best track to post for this weekly segment of TBT. Amongst these groups of course lies People Under The Stairs.
Today I spent most of my day scrolling through my iPhone listening to every song they have, trying to decide which one of their tracks would be the best to post as I went about my day on Toronto’s slow public transit. Don’t get me wrong here, I don’t think this is their best track, I just think it’s the best sample used in their whole discography.
One of the reasons we are such huge fans of People Under the Stairs here at TBT is because even though the group was created at the very end of the most important decade in hip-hop, the group didn’t try to re-invent the wheel like most rap groups in the early millennium, they stuck to their influences and incorporated them as samples into their music. They are pretty much the last piece of 90’s hip-hop and summed up the styles that were developed in that decade.
**As you guys probably know, we like to provide our readers and followers with all the music they want. We always welcome requests for posts for Sample Sundays, so if you want a specific song covered, feel free to send us an email or give us a shout through our Facebook page, a Twitter mention, or just commenting on any of our Sample Sunday posts.