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Type of site
Music website, sampled music
Available in English
Owner Nadav Poraz[1]
Website whosampled.com
Alexa rank Positive decrease 14,650 (September 2014)[2]
Commercial No
Registration Optional
Launched October 1, 2008; 9 years ago (2008-10-01)[3][4]
Current status Active

WhoSampled is a website and app database of information about sampled music or sample-based music, cover songs and remixes.


Nadav Poraz founded the site in London, England, in 2008, as a way to track musical samples and cover songs. Mobile apps were released in 2012 and 2014 for iPhone and Android, respectively.[5] The website's database is user-generated and reviewed by moderators before the content goes live. As of 2016, the site's most sampled track is the Amen break from The Winstons.[6] In 2015, the site added support for film and television clips.[7] The following year, it partnered with Spotify[8] and introduced a six degrees of separation-inspired game that tracks relationships between artists, producers, and their tracks.[9] In October 2017, WhoSampled partnered with KPM and Ableton and organised third 'Samplethon' competition at Point Blank Studios in London.[10][11][12]

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