Outstanding: Charlie Wilson & The Gap Band’s Hip-Hop Legacy

01.14.11 7 years ago 14 Comments

Trackstar pulled my coat to this pretty tough mix by NYC’s DJ Synapse.

“The influence of Uncle Charlie Wilson on R&B & Hip-Hop is extraordinary. From being the main force in the legendary Gap Band, who’s classic songs “Yearnin For Your Love”, “Outstanding” and “Dropped A Bomb On Me” have been sampled in countless Hip-Hop, R&B and Pop songs, to being featured on many newer artist’s current songs. Join DJ Synapse, who takes listeners through some of the greatest Charlie Wilson compositions and Gap Band songs, and the songs that sampled them, as well as newer songs by Kanye West, T-Pain and Lil Kim that have featured the seminal R&B star.”

Listen and be ye entertained.

1. Yearning For Your Love – Gap Band (Original)
2. Runnin’ (Jay Dee Remix) – The Pharcyde (Samples “Yearnin’ For Your Love”)
3. Life’s A Bitch – Nas (Samples “Yearnin’ For Your Love”)
4. The Joy FT. Pete Rock, Jay -Z – Kanye West
5. There Goes My Baby – Charlie Wilson
6. All Of The Lights – Kanye West (Feat. John Legend, The-Dream, Ryan Leslie, Tony Williams, Charlie Wilson, Elly Jackson, Alicia Keys, Fergie, KiD CuDi, Rihanna & Elton John)
7. Download (Remix) – Lil Kim Ft. T-Pain, Charlie Wilson, The-Dream & Soulja Boy
8. Computer Love Remix – Zapp Feat Shirley Murdock & Charlie Wilson
9. Boy You Knock Me Out – Tatyana Ali feat. Will Smith (Samples “Outstanding”)
10. Happy – Ashanti (Samples “Outstanding”)
11. Summer Bunnies – R. Kelly (Samples “Outstanding”)
12. Alright (Humps For Your Trunk Mix) – Kris Kross (Samples “Outstanding”)
13. Da B Side – Da Brat Feat. Notorious BIG (Samples “Outstanding”)
14. Every Little Thing I Do – Soul Four Real (Samples “Outstanding”)
15. Outstanding – Gap Band
16. Blow Your Mind – Redman (Samples “Outstanding”)
17. Snoop’s Upside Ya Head – Snoop Dogg Ft. Charlie Wilson
18. Oops Upside Your Head – Gap Band
19. Mo Pussy – DJ Quick (Samples “Oops Upside Your Head”)
20. Burn Rubber On Me – Gap Band
21. Humpin’ – The Gap Band
22. Supa Sexy – Charlie Wilson Feat. T-Pain
23. You Dropped A Bomb On Me (Remix) – Gap Band
24. Fake Hair Wearing Bitch – 2 Live Crew/No Face (Samples “Oops Upside Your Head”)
25. Tommy’s Groove Outro

DJ Synapse Presents Outstanding: Charlie Wilson & The Gap Band’s Hip-Hop Legacy

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