In his TED talk, Mark Ronson explains how sampling helps music build upon itself. The perfect example is Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh's 1984 hit "La Di Da Di” -- which has become one of the most sampled songs of all time. Here are just a few songs that borrow from the classic rap song -- add your favorites! Full interview here:
  1. Beyonce, "Party"
  2. Spoon, "Finer Feelings"
  3. Ini Kamoze, "Here Comes The Hotstepper"
  4. Beastie Boys, '"Hold It Now, Hit It"
  5. Naughty By Nature, "O.P.P."
  6. The Notorious B.I.G., "Hypnotize"

  7. Bow Wow ft. Jermaine Dupri, "Roc the Mic"

  8. Robbie Williams, "Rock DJ"

  9. Jennifer Hudson ft. Ludacris, "Pocketbook"
  10. Snoop Dogg, "Lodi Dodi"
  11. 50 Cent, "I'm On It"
  12. PSY, "Seventy Seven 101"

  13. Miley Cyrus, "We Can't Stop"