Kanye West’s Yeezus: The Samples

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The Internet’s had Kanye West’s Yeezus for only a very short while but we already have a definitive list of samples used on the album. Get acquainted below:


“On Sight,” produced by West and Daft Punk contains interpolations of “He’ll Give Us What We Really Need”, performed by Holy Name of Mary Choral Family.

“I Am a God” contains samples of “Forward Inna Dem Clothes”, written by Clifton Bailey III and H. Hart, and performed by Capleton; and samples of “Are Zindagi Hai Khel”, written by Anand Bakshi and Rahul Burman, and performed by Burman, Manna Dey, and Asha Bhosle.

“New Slaves” contains samples of “Gyöngyhajú lány”, written by Gábor Presser and Anna Adamis, and performed by Omega.

“I’m in It” contains samples of “Lately”, written by Vidal Davis, Carvin Haggins, Andre Harris, Kenny Lattimore, and Jill Scott, and performed by Lattimore.

“Blood on the Leaves” contains samples of “Strange Fruit”, written by Lewis Allan, and performed by Nina Simone; and samples of “R U Ready”, written by Ross Birchard and Lunice Pierre, and performed by TNGHT.

“Guilt Trip” contains interpolations of “Chief Rocka”, written by Keith Elam, Kevin Hansford, Dupre Kelly, Christopher Martin, Alterick Wardrick and Marlon Williams, and performed by Lords of the Underground; and samples of “Blocka” (Remix), written by Terrence Thornton and Tyree Pittman, and performed by Pusha T featuring Travis Scott and Popcaan.

“Send It Up” contains samples of “Memories”, written by Anthony Moses Davis, Collin York and Lowell Dunbar, and performed by Beenie Man.

“Bound 2″ contains samples of “Aeroplane”, written by Norman Whiteside, and performed by Wee; samples of “Bound”, written by Bobby Massey and B. Duke, and performed by Ponderosa Twins Plus One; and samples of “Sweet Nothin’s”, performed by Brenda Lee.

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