The Diplomats 10 Best Songs Using Samples

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.


Oh Yes x Juelz Santana

Produced by Heatmakerz

Sampled:  Please Mr. Postman x The Carpenters

Summer Wit Miami x Jim Jones (featuring Trey Songz)

Produced by Knoxville

Sampled: Between The Sheets x Isley Brothers

Bigger Picture x The Diplomats

Produced by Heatmakerz

Sampled: Pyramidas x Spooky Tooth

I Really Mean It x The Diplomats

Produced by Just Blaze

Sampled:  I Got Over Love x Major Harris

Oh Boy x Cam’ron (Feat Juelz Santana)

Produced by Just Blaze

Sampled: I’m Going Down x Rose Royce

Bandana x Juelz Santana

Produced by Oddz.N.Endz

Sampled: Down In Mexico x The Coasters

Who Am I x The Diplomats

Produced by Heatmakerz

Sampled: Who Am I x The O’Jays

Hey Ma x Cam’Ron (Feat Freekey Zekey, Juelz Santana, DJ Kay Slay)

Produced by Tuneheadz

Sampled: Easy, The Commodores

I’m Ready x The Diplomats

Produced by Heatmakerz

Sampled: Yes I’m Ready x Barbara Mason

Dipset Anthem x The Diplomats

Produced by Heatmakerz

Sampled: One In A Million x Sanchez, Niggas Bleed x Biggie, Death Around The Corner, 2pac

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