The Diplomats 10 Best Songs Using Samples
At the height of their rap careers, The Diplomats, Harlem based rap group are front runners for most influential of their era. They were more than music, Dipset embodied Hip Hop culture. The collective thrived as members worked fluidly within group as well as created some monumental solo careers. Lead by Cam’ron, members included rappers Jim Jones, Freekey Zekey, Hell Rell, J.R. Writer, and Juelz Santana among others who were down with the DIP.
With a distinct sound and unique look, the original four members Cam'Ron, Juelz, Jim Jones and Freekey Zekey created music that not only flooded the streets but topped the charts. Through collaborative mix-tapes, hood DVDs, and radio success, Dipset created their own lane. The bumptious yet gritty, catchy ad -libs mixed with vulgar and violent yet often humorous one-liners decorated each member’s lyrical skill.
A recurring theme in The Diplomats’ combined catalogs, taking a piece of an old song and resurrecting new life. The members of Dipset armed with a team of dope producers flipped samples for fun. Using tracks from artists such as The O'jays, Janis Joplin, The Carpenters, Notorious B.I.G.and more, here are 10 of Dipset members best songs sampling other songs.