Song samples are worth their weight in gold, especially in the DJ world where familiarity can mean the difference between a memorable or not so memorable set. Using the Billboard Hot 100 as a barometer for song popularity we can quickly see what sample has out performed it’s original and vice versa.

In this infographic from I DJ Now, dynamic colors and DJ inspired graphical themes pay homage to popular gear DJ’s use to deliver an electrifying set night after night (such as fader knobs found on a mixing console).

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Do You Know What Pop Songs are Samples?

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Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal. Follow +Irma Wallace on Google + as well as Twitter.

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