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What Is The Slow Jamz Sample?

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If you are a fan of hip-hop music, then you may have heard of the popular song “Slow Jamz” by Kanye West and Twista. This song has become an iconic classic. Many people are curious about the Slow Jamz sample that is used in the song.

In this article, we will discuss what the Slow Jamz sample is and how it was used in the song.

“Slow Jamz” by Twista feat. Kanye West & Jamie Joxx

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Slow Jamz is a single by American rapper Twista, featuring Kanye West and Jamie Foxx. It was released on November 18, 2003 and was the lead single from Twista’s album Kamikaze. The song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. It became Twista’s first number-one single, Kanye West’s first, and Jamie Foxx’s second.

Slow Jamz samples Luther Vandross’ song “A House Is Not a Home”, which was released in 1981. The song is a slow-paced R&B/hip-hop jam, with Twista and Kanye West trading verses and Jamie Foxx providing the chorus.

It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

“A House is Not a Home” by Luther Vandross – the Slow Jamz sample

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“A House is Not a Home” is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, and originally recorded by Dionne Warwick in 1964. The song was later covered by Luther Vandross in 1981 and released as a single.

The song is a slow and soulful ballad, with Vandross’ powerful vocals conveying a sense of longing and sadness. The lyrics describe a home that is empty and without love, and how it can never truly be a home without the presence of someone special.

It has been covered by many other artists, including Aretha Franklin, and remains one of Vandross’ most popular songs.

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WhoSampled is an app that helps music lovers discover the samples such as the Slow Jamz sample, covers, and remixes used to create their favourite songs. It features a comprehensive database of over 6 million songs, with detailed information on samples, covers, and remixes.

Users can explore the music of their favourite artists and discover the history of their favourite songs.

If you want more information on the Slow Jamz sample, be sure to check it out on WhoSampled.


The Slow Jamz sample has been used in countless songs over the years. Its simple and catchy melody makes it instantly recognizable and it has been used in some of the biggest hits of all time.


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