This infographic list the most sampled music artists/clips used in modern music. Today remixing and sampling are a common component in the creation of new content: music, art, film, literature. However, the use of sampling in the creative arts, like music, brings into question what is and is not "authentic" and ownership of intellectual property.
Big L (born Lamont Coleman), American rapper. He significantly contributed to the underground hip hop scene, and is often credited in helping to create the horrorcore genre of hip hop music due to his song Devil's Son. His first professional appearance came on Lord Finesse's Yes You May (Remix). His singles include Ebonics, M.V.P., Pull It On, & Flamboyant. About.com called him the 23rd best MC of all time. He was killed after being shot 9x in the face & chest in a drive-by shooting. R.I.P.
Jaylib, hip-hop music duo comprised of J Dilla (R.I.P.), record producer, rapper, & DJ and Madlib, DJ, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, & music producer. They are known for their collaborative albums Champion Sound, Champion Sound Deluxe Edition, & The Remix, as well as for their solo works. The duo's singles include The Red and McNasty Filth.