Who sampled who? Does a song sound familiar? Just search for it in WhoSampled’s database and instantly find out why. For example, the WhoSampled page for Rihanna’s “Cheers (Drink to That)” confirms that it features an interpolation of Avril Lavigne’s “I’m With You.” It even tells you where the sample appears and lets you compare the two songs side by side with their respective music videos to boot. It's never been easier to compare two songs with one another, as well as learning about the reason behind it all.
Samples, remixes and more. Aside from searching for a particular song, you can let WhoSampled scan your library to surface the tracks that contain samples or are covers, remixes, or mashups. You can also check out the WhoSampled charts for the top-rated samples, covers, and remixes. The world of music can be a complicated one, but WhoSampled is an app that lets you see more about each song, which can lead to some very interesting discoveries. WhoSampled is a must-have app for anyone who is remotely interested in music beyond just listening to it in the background.
What is it about?
WhoSampled is an interesting app that lets you find out more about your own music collection that you may not have previously known about. You can get information like where was the song sampled, what bands have covered a song or artist, what remixes were made, and more. WhoSampled is basically a music DNA app that reveals a ton of hidden information about your music, and it just leads you down a rabbit hole. It's also fantastic for music discovery.
For those who...
- Like music discovery
- Are curious about their own music collections
Not for those who...
- Don't care for music discovery
- Aren't the least bit curious
Why we love it
It's simple to use and the information that it reveals is rather in-depth, leading you to discover more great music.
App Store Description
Discover the DNA of the music in your collection! Scan your personal Apple Music, Spotify or iTunes library for samples, covers and remixes, and explore WhoSampled's entire universe of deep musical knowledge.
- Selected by Apple as APP STORE BEST OF YEAR
- The Telegraph's BEST MUSIC APP OF THE YEAR
- Music Ally Digital Music Awards - BEST MUSIC APP
- Listed as one of the best apps in the world by The Next Web, The Sunday Times,The Independent and more
Where was this song sampled? Who covered my favorite artists? What remixes were made for this track? WhoSampled knows! WhoSampled is the music DNA discovery app that lets you explore the music connections in your music collection. Access the world’s largest database of sample-based music, cover songs and remixes, and discover who your favorite artists have sampled, or whether your favorite songs have been covered or remixed! It’s an essential music discovery tool for anyone into Hip-Hop, Electronic/Dance music, Rock, Pop, Jazz, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Classical or any other genre.
- Go on a journey of musical discovery built around your own music collection. Scan your Apple Music, Spotify or iTunes music library and discover amazing connections for the songs in it
- Easy access to the world’s largest and richest database of music DNA, with over 400,000 tracks, 140,000 artists and continuous daily additions. Search for any artist or track even if it is not in your music library
- Beautiful, ad-free, clean interface. Simple and intuitive navigation makes music exploration easy
- Compare tracks side-by-side and listen to full‐length tracks, streamed through YouTube (where available), Apple Music (if you are a subscriber) or Spotify (Spotify Premium accounts only). Please note that your iPhone must not be on silent/vibrate mode in order for audio to play
- “Now Playing” feature – switch from your music player to WhoSampled to discover all the musical connections for the song you’re listening to right now (Apple Music and iTunes only)
- Highly detailed information on any sample (sample timing, sample type, part sampled) lets you pinpoint where the sample was used and compare it with the original
- Share your amazing finds with your Facebook friends and Twitter followers
- Deep and unique music charts that show you trending and top rated content as well as the all-time most influential artists and tracks
- Engage with the WhoSampled community from within the app; comment on and rate any entry in the WhoSampled database
- A host of other features and functionality including links to buy tracks from iTunes, personal favorites list plus contextual recommendations from every sample, cover and remix
Dig deeper into the music you love. Dig into the WhoSampled app.