World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Web address
Commercial? No
Type of site Music
Registration Optional
Available in English
Owner Nadav Poraz[1]
Launched 2008[1]
Alexa rank positive decrease 14,650 (September 2014)[2]
Current status Active

WhoSampled is a website and database of information about sample-based music, founded in London, England, UK. It compares original songs with covered songs or songs that "borrowed" samples from one another by collecting information from users of the site.[3] The database is organized by musical artist and catalogues samples through embedding third-party hosts of the tracks.

See also


  1. ^ a b Khan, Basheera (2009-12-01). "Say it isn’t so – WhoSampled reveals the rip-offs in music".  
  2. ^ " Site Info".  
  3. ^ "WhoSampled - Discover and Discuss Music". 

External links

  • Official website
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.