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  1. Rap has always sampled the living shit out of everything. Most beats aren’t original (that make it to the top 40, at least). Kanye has been in trouble for sampling shit all the time.

    What has always really irked me, though, is that we never talk about rap “appropriating” other music. Like hip hop has, for a long time, taken from other music and sometimes it wasn’t really necessary to acknowledge it and then other times it is.

    But instead, we are just now really worrying about one successful artist sampling another, less successful artist in the same space.

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