VIBE’s 10 Greatest Otis Redding-Sampled Songs


The larger-than-life rhyme animal’s first solo effort takes a stand against everything from racism and black-on-black crime to misogynistic hip-hop lyricism and dishonest Washington politicians. So, it’s little wonder Public Enemy’s Chuck D included Mr. Redding’s powerful presence into the mix.

“No” by Chuck D (1996):

Sampled Otis Redding’s “Good To Me” (1967):