Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa and Soulsonic Force sampled Kraftwerk's "Trans-Europe Express". Listen to both songs on WhoSampled, the ultimate database of sampled music, cover songs and remixes. Kraftwerk was way before their time similar to daft punk. DJ Kirsh said 7 years ago: I guess I had a good hunch on Stravinsky!
Planet Rock: The Album is an old school hip hop album by Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force, released in 1986 as a collection of previous singles. The song "Planet Rock" was one of the earliest hits of the hip hop music genre and remains one of its pioneering recordings.
from the album Planet Rock: The Album. Planet Rock") is a 1982 song by Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force. The song featured Marvella Murray, Yvette Murray, Melissa Johnson and Sandra Wheeler on additional background vocals. The use of the Roland TR-808 drum machine gives the beats in "Planet Rock" a distinctive sound. The melody interpolates parts of Kraftwerk's "Trans Europe Express" (1977). The Japanese counting part "Ichi, ni, san, shi" was used in YMO's "Rap Phenomena" (1981) and Kraftwerk's "Numbers" (1981).
Complete your Kraftwerk, Soulsonic Force collection. Planet Rock (Bonus Beats). Planet Rock (Instrumental). .
Rock rock to the Planet Rock, don't stop Rock rock to the Planet Rock, don't stop. You're in a place where the nights are hot Where nature's children dance and say the chants On this Mother Earth, which is our rock The time has come, and work for soul, show you really got soul Are you ready hump bump bump, get bump, now let's go, house. Twist and turn, the you let your body slide You got the body rock and pop, bounce and pounce Everybody just rock it, don't stop it Gotta rock it, don't stop Keep tickin' and tockin', work it all around the clock . Trans-Europe Express by Kraftwerk.
Album: Planet Rock: The Album (1982). Charted: 53 48. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. Peaking at on the Hot 100 in September 1982, "Planet Rock" was just the third rap song on that chart, following "Rapper's Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang ( 1979) and "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow ( 1980). Even though this interpolated Kraftwerk's song "Trans-Europe Express," it didn't sample it directly. Arthur Baker, who produced this song, used many of the same musical elements on another project he was working on around the same time: an Electro cover of Eddy Grant's song "Walking On Sunshine" by his group Rockers Revenge. Sunshine" wasn't a hit in the US, but made it to in the UK.
Melodic themes are repeated often and occasionally interwoven over deliberate, chugging beats, sometimes with manipulated vocals; the effect is mechanical yet hypnotic
Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa and Soulsonic Force sampled Kraftwerk's "Trans-Europe Express".
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