Despite the fact that Robert Wilson from the legendary Gap Band has recently passed away his music will live on. Here are some songs that have sampled the Gap Band.
5. You Blow My Mind Redman. Takes the vocal sample from Outstanding for Redman’s first single.
4. Signs Snoop Dogg ft. Justin Timberlake And Charlie Wilson. Snoop has done a great job keeping Charlie Wilson in the public eye and keeping the Gap Band’s legacy strong. He samples Early In The Morning for this hit.
3. Listen To The B-Side. Da Brat Ft. Notorious BIG. Da Brat samples Outstanding for a dope duet with Biggie Smalls.
2. Life’s A Bitch. Nas Ft. AZ. Nas samples Yearning For You Love for this Illmatic classic.
1. True To The Game. Ice Cube. Ice Cube turns the Gap Band’s happy upbeat love song, Outstanding, into a dark mean song about Uncle Toms and sell outs while still keeping the funk.