Quiz: Can You Identify the Breakbeats Sampled in These Classic Hip-Hop Tracks?

From the very beginnings of the art form, hip-hop producers have relied on breakbeats to form the foundation of their music. Going back to New York City in the '70s, a number of key breaks have helped create some of the most classic hip-hop tracks of all time and continue to be used by modern producers and DJs across a vast range of styles.

Think you know classic breaks? Take the quiz below to find out. We provide the final song, you tell us which classic track provided the beat at its core.

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