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Whats the best hip hop beat ever?

Asked by Sneakerfreak503 (37points) March 7th, 2008 from iPhone

Just curious 2 know what people think of as the best

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sndfreQ's avatar

I’m gonna go old school here and nominate “Eric B. is President” and “Paul Revere” a close 2nd; honorable mention to “Top Billin’”

Johntomo2's avatar

Funky Drummer sampled from James Brown.

mcbealer's avatar

Will Smith…. The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (The Fresh Prince theme song)

Allie's avatar

“now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down, and id like to take a minute, just sit right there, and ill tell you how I became the prince of a town called bel air…”

ive got this committed to memory. haha.

kfingerman's avatar

Alright, to take this a bit more seriously, I think the Timbaland beat for Jay-Z’s “Dirt off your Shoulder” has got to be pretty far up the list. Also, the best base-line of all time, hands down, “I got 5 on it” by The Luniz

sndfreQ's avatar

@kfingerman-awesome call on both songs! (The Luniz track is based on an old 80’s RnB track by Club Nouveau:

Honorable mention: The Pharcyde’s “Passing Me By”:

partna let’s go half on a sac!

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