Kraftwerk: Sampled

Kraftwerk: Sampled

Before Afrika Bambaataa lifted the melody of Kraftwerk's "Trans Europe Express" for his game-changing "Planet Rock," the enigmatic Germans had been best known for their chilly, deliberately robotic synthesizer epics. Today, thanks to Mos Def, Biz Markie, Timbaland, and more, we can credit Kraftwerk for their central role in the invention of electro.

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