The original songs will always have a special place in our hearts but these renditions definitely give us a great
The covers can sometimes be so good that some people may overlook the original song in the first place – debatable though.
Sampling beats or picking a chorus from an old school hit is the most recent trend in the musical world and honestly we’re not mad at it.
While the originals will always hold a special place in our hearts, these latest old school renditions bring their own special something to the table.
1.Sauti Sol - Shake yo bam bam
Sauti Sol’s Shake Yo Bam Bam samples a bit of veteran Lingala artist Awilo Logomba’s Coupe Bibamba hit single.
2.Just a Band (Dunia ina mambo The Mushrooms
Just a Band's Dunia in Mambo heavily sampled the original song by the Mighty Cavaliers band.
3.Diamond - Salome
Diamond's hit song Salome samples numerous aspects from the original song by Saida Karoli.
4.DJ Khaled ft Riahnna and Bryson Tiller - Wild thoughts
DJ Khaled's Wild thoughts samples beats from the hit single Maria Maria by Santana ft The Product G&B
5.Nelly ft Jeremih - The Fix
Nelly's The Fix samples Marvin Gaye's smash hit Sexual Healing.
6.Natalie La Rose ft Jeremih - Somebody
Natalie La Rose's Somebody adds an urban feel to Whitney Houston's I wanna Dance with Somebody hit.
7.Chris Brown - Questions
Chris Brown recently released an uptempo dancehall song called Questions and samples Kevin Lyttle's hit single Turn Me On.
8.Pia Mia ft Chris Brown and Tyga - Do it again
Pia Mia's Do it again samples the chorus of dancehall hit Let's do it again by J Boog.