The Songs of HWGO – Selector

Songs Played by Selector: Below is a list of songs Selector plays throughout How We Got On.  Where applicable, I provided a few of the subsequent hip-hop songs that sampled these tunes.

Sufferer’s Dub – The Upsetters


Sufferer’s Time – The Heptones


Pungee – The Meters

Sampled in…

Color Blind by Ice Cube, WC and the Madd Circle, and King Tee feat. Deadly Threat, Kam, and J-Dee

Chicken Huntin’ by Insane Clown Posse


The Grunt – The JBs

Sampled in…

Protect Ya’ Neck – Wu-Tang Clan

Rebel Without a Pause – Public Enemy

I Know You Got Soul – Eric B. and Rakim

Labor Day (It’s a Holiday) – Black Eyed Peas

Ease Back – Ultramagnetic MC’s

And many, many more.


Impeach the President – The Honeydrippers

Sampled in…

Unbelievable – Notorious B.I.G.

The Message – Nas

Around the Way Girl – LL Cool J

And many, many more.


Funky Drummer (Reprise) – James Brown

Sampled in…

Let Me Ride – Dr. Dre

The Originators – Jaz feat. Jay-Z

Fight the Power – Public Enemy

And many, many more.


Apache – Incredible Bongo Band

Sampled in…

The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel – Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

Apache – Sugarhill Gang

Made you Look – Nas

And many, many more.


Holy Thursday – David Axelrod

Sampled in…

Dr. Carter – Lil’ Wayne

C’mon Wit Da Get Down – Artifacts

And others.


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