I heard this had the Streets is Watching sample, which is the whole reason I listened to this. A nice surprise hearing the "My Name Is" sample late in the song, but I have to say the more I discover the originals the less need I have to hear the recycled beats.
Ahead of his time in so many ways, Labi is a truly modern citizen of the UK. Born in Britain to a Barbadian/ Belgian mother and Nigerian father in 1945 - the start of the modern age - openly gay and living with his partner since 1964. The writer of some of the freshest and most influential music, that's both funky, uplifting and politically aware.... what a guy! A hero for our times.
It was Dre...
And besides, thats's pretty much the way it's always been. Difference is that nowadays the audience isn't aware of the original, so without actually claiming it, producers are getting credit for writing stuff they didn't.