Charlie Wilson & The Gap Band's Hip Hop Legacy - Mixed by DJ Synapse
A very high quality mix by my man DJ Synapse demonstrating the influence of Charlie Wilson on Hip Hop. BTW, if anybody has that Kanye/Jay-Z joint produced by Pete Rock (192 or better), feel free to send it my way. Pipomixes@yahoo.com DJ Synapse's description of the mix and alternative download link after the jump.
The influence of Uncle Charlie Wilson on r&b and hip-hop is extraordinary. From being the main force in the legendary Gap Band, who's classic songs "Yearnin For Your Love", "Outstanding" and "Dropped A Bomb On Me" have been sampled in countless hip-hop, r&b and pop songs, to being featured on many newer artist's current songs.
Join DJ Synapse, who takes listeners through some of the greatest Charlie Wilson compisitions and Gap Band songs, and the songs that sampled them, as well as newer songs by Kanye West, T-Pain and Lil Kim that have featured the seminal r&b star. Make sure to look out for Charlie's new album "Just Charlie" and the single "You Are" which is getting mega-airplay on urban radio.
1. Yearning For Your Love - Gap Band (Original)
2. Runnin' (Jay Dee Remix) - The Pharcyde (Samples "Yearnin' For Your Love")
3. Life's A Bitch - Nas (Samples "Yearnin' For Your Love")
4. The Joy FT. Pete Rock, Jay -Z - Kanye West
5. There Goes My Baby - Charlie Wilson
6. All Of The Lights - Kanye West (Feat. John Legend, The-Dream, Ryan Leslie, Tony Williams, Charlie Wilson, Elly Jackson, Alicia Keys, Fergie, KiD CuDi, Rihanna & Elton John)
7. Download (Remix) - Lil Kim Ft. T-Pain, Charlie Wilson, The-Dream & Soulja Boy
8. Computer Love Remix - Zapp Feat Shirley Murdock & Charlie Wilson
9. Boy You Knock Me Out - Tatyana Ali feat. Will Smith (Samples "Outstanding")
10. Happy - Ashanti (Samples "Outstanding")
11. Summer Bunnies - R. Kelly (Samples "Outstanding")
12. Alright (Humps For Your Trunk Mix) - Kris Kross (Samples "Outstanding")
13. Da B Side - Da Brat Feat. Notorious BIG (Samples "Outstanding")
14. Every Little Thing I Do - Soul Four Real (Samples "Outstanding")
15. Outstanding - Gap Band
16. Blow Your Mind - Redman (Samples "Outstanding")
17. Snoop's Upside Ya Head - Snoop Dogg Ft. Charlie Wilson
18. Oops Upside Your Head - Gap Band
19. Mo Pussy - DJ Quick (Samples "Oops Upside Your Head")
20. Burn Rubber On Me - Gap Band
21. Humpin' - The Gap Band
22. Supa Sexy - Charlie Wilson Feat. T-Pain
23. You Dropped A Bomb On Me (Remix) - Gap Band
24. Fake Hair Wearing Bitch - 2 Live Crew/No Face (Samples "Oops Upside Your Head")
25. Tommy's Groove Outro
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