1938 artists are listed as being sampled.
697 Soul artists385 Jazz artists502 Rock artists30 Blues artists
47 Reggae artists35 Old School Rap artists22 Comedy artists52 Film artists
44 Soundtracks artists19 Easy Listening artists11 Electronica artists17 Chidrens artists
18 Latin artists13 World artists6 Classical artists2 Country artists
7 Gospel artists7 Novelty artists5 Comps artists19 Library artists
0 Misc. artists

The FAQ has 15083 different samples by 3036 artists.
The FAQ lists 3847 albums with 5673 samples.

Most sampled songs
Rank # Samples Artist Name Song Name
1 184 Brown, James "Funky Drummer"
2 127 Sly & the Family Stone (Stone, Sly) "Sing a Simple Song"
3 116 Honey Drippers "Impeach the President"
4 112 Collins, Lyn "Think (About It)"
5 100 Brown, James "Funky President"
6 94 Bliss, Melvin "Synthetic Substitution"
7 80 Clinton, George "Atomic Dog"
8 74 Kool and the Gang "N.T."
9 71 Emotions "Blind Alley"
10 67 Brown, James "The Payback"
11 63 James, Bob "Nautilus"
12 60 Skull Snaps "It's a New Day"
13 59 Parliament "Flashlight"
14 59 Brown, James "Get Up, Get into It, Get Involved"
15 59 ESG "UFO"
16 51 Zapp "More Bounce to the Ounce"
17 50 Ohio Players "Funky Worm"
18 50 Byrd, Bobby "Hot Pants. . . I'm Coming, I'm Coming, I'm Coming"
19 46 Kool and the Gang "Jungle Boogie"
20 46 Mohawks "The Champ"

Most sampled artists
Rank # Samples Artist Name
1 907 Brown, James
2 294 Kool and the Gang
3 280 Parliament
4 254 Sly & the Family Stone (Stone, Sly)
5 198 J. B.'s, The
6 195 James, Bob
7 184 Funkadelic
8 183 Hayes, Isaac
9 147 Collins, Lyn
10 136 Ohio Players
11 133 Meters
12 116 Honey Drippers
13 116 Average White Band
14 113 Donaldson, Lou
15 110 Zapp
16 104 Mayfield, Curtis
17 101 Isley Brothers
18 101 Ayers, Roy (Ubiquity)
19 97 Jones, Quincy
20 97 Washington, Grover, Jr.

Most samples found:
Rank # Samples Artist Name
1 218 De la Soul
2 197 Public Enemy
3 188 Beastie Boys
4 173 Ice Cube
5 161 A Tribe Called Quest
6 147 Big Daddy Kane
7 142 Gang Starr
8 127 Pete Rock & CL Smooth
9 122 EPMD
10 120 Eric B and Rakim
11 112 LL Cool J
12 108 Jungle Brothers
13 103 DJ Shadow
14 96 Tupac
15 90 NWA
16 81 DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince
17 79 Brand Nubian
18 79 Schoolly D
19 78 Compton's Most Wanted
20 78 Cypress Hill

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