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The Lyrical Legacy Of “La Di Da Di” | Genius News

When Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick (then known as MC Ricky D) dropped “La Di Da Di” in 1985, they unknowingly provided the blueprint for hundreds of tracks. In a 2014 TED Talk, Mark Ronson claimed that the song has been sampled or interpolated over 500 times since its release, popping up in songs across many genres.

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