Block Rockin' Beats

Album: Dig Your Own Hole (1997)
Charted: 1
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  • This uses a sample from "Gucci Again" by rapper Schoolly D, which appeared on his 1989 album Am I Black Enough For You?.
  • This won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance, which was surprising because the song does contain vocals and was not a hit in the United States.
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