Who sampled Toto Africa?

Who has sampled Africa by Toto?

Africa by Toto

  • Huey Newton by Wiz Khalifa feat. Curren$y (2010) Hook / Riff. Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B.
  • New World by Nas (1999) Multiple Elements. Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B.
  • Murder Reigns by Ja Rule (2002) Multiple Elements. Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B.

What rapper sampled Africa?

Wiz Khalifa feat. Curren$y’s ‘Huey Newton’ sample of Toto’s ‘Africa’ | WhoSampled.

The song’s popularity is aided by the fact that it’s actually a very well-crafted piece of music, with driving drum loops, layered harmonies, and an anthemic chorus. … At the time when Toto keyboardist David Paich and drummer Jeff Porcaro wrote the song, they’d never actually been to Africa.

How many times has Africa by Toto been covered?

“Africa” appeared in 2010 and has since been viewed more than 10 million times.

Is Toto’s Africa about a werewolf?

tl;dr: Toto’s “Africa” is about a lovesick werewolf in Africa seeking out ancient lore to find a cure for his unfortunate condition.

Is Africa a love song?

In 2015, David Paich said that the song is about a man’s love of the continent Africa, rather than a personal romance. He based the lyrics around a late night documentary with depictions of African plight and suffering. … Further lyrics are about a person flying in to meet a lonely missionary, as Paich explained in 2018.

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What is the most played song ever?

According to this list, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’” is the most played song, with 8 million airs. Only includes songs with 3 million + airs. This same list appears at ClassicBands.com. The article reports that Sting received a BMI Award for “Every Breath You Take” piling up more than 15 million radio plays.

Is Africa by Toto in a movie?

Following the huge success of Bohemian Rhapsody, and upcoming biopics made about Elton John, David Bowie and Aretha Franklin, let alone a movie based around ‘Last Christmas’, it’s now Toto’s turn. The ’80s classic and Smooth favourite ‘Africa’ by Toto is being made into a movie.

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