Producer Key Wane samples "Rocket's Theme" which was performed by Pharrell Williams for "Despicable Me".
Big Sean : Nothing Is Stopping You
Pharrell Williams : Rocket's Theme
Producers Key Wane & Mike Dean sampled The Four Tops. The song was "Ain't no woman" and it was actually written and produced by Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter. The track was originally released in 1974.
Big Sean : Beware
Four Tops : "Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got)"
Both "Freaky" and "Milf", produced by Da Internz, contain samples from Rudy Ray Moore's "The Sensuous Black Woman Meets the Sensuous Black Man".
Big Sean : Freaky
Big Sean : MILF
Rudy Ray Moore & Lady Reed : "The Sensuous Black Woman Meets the Sensuous Black Man"
"Sierra Leone" produced by NO ID & James Poyser brings back a sample from 1968 with Dorothy Ashby's "Lonely Girl".
Big Sean : Sierra Leone
Dorothy Ashby : Lonely Girl
Although not on the album, "Control" is added to this list as a bonus track. Producer NO ID samples "El Pueblo Unido Jamás Será Vencido" by Quilapayún and Sergio Ortega.
Big Sean ft. Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica : Control
Quilapayún and Sergio Ortega : El Pueblo Unido Jamás Será Vencido
"Origins" offers a break down of the samples in each track featured on Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame"
Big Sean's G.O.O.D. Music album Hall Of Fame has been out long enough at this point for us all to properly digest it. The album has generally been received as a step up from his debut effort, Finally Famous, with a selection of beats that reflect who Sean is as a rapper.
The rapper who is vying for a spot among the best emcees in the game shows us what he has lyrics-wise and production-wise with his latest effort-- is it enough to give him that spot? We'll let you be the judge, for now we're looking through where Sean's sampled beats on Hall Of Fame originated. There are a wide range of tastes found on Hall Of Fame-- from Pharrell Williams to Dennis Lambert & Brian Potter.
Check out our list of sampled tracks from his latest album along with the original song the music was borrowed from.