We’re wishing one of music’s legendary voices a Happy Birthday by sharing artist who’ve sampled his music over the years.

Musicians Who’ve Been Inspired by the Legendary Stevie Wonder! was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Carl Thomas

Carl Thomas

Carl sampled Stevie’s 1976 ‘Summer Soft’ on his song ‘Summer Rain’

2. Jazmine Sullivan

Jazmine Sullivan

Jazmine sampled Stevie’s ‘I Was Made To Love Her’ on her song ‘Fear’

3. Chaka Kahn

Chaka Kahn

Chaka sampled Stevie’s ‘Maybe Your Baby’ on her song ‘Somethin’ Deep’

4. Cassie

Cassie

Cassie sampled Stevie’s ‘If It’s Magic’ on her song ‘Just One Nite’

5. Common

Common

Common sampled Stevie’s ‘Never Dreamed You Live In Summer’ on his song ‘Retrospect For Life’

6. Ja Rule

Ja Rule

Ja’s ‘Thug Lovin’ sampled Stevie’s 1976 hit ‘Knocks Me Off My Feet’

7. Will Smith

Will Smith

Will’s ‘Wild Wild West’ featuring Dru Hill sampled Stevie’s 1976 hit ‘I Wish’

8. Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

Snoop’s ‘Too High’ sampled Stevie’s hit by the same name.

9. Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson

Janet’s ‘ New Agenda’ sampled Stevie’s 1972 hit ‘Superwoman’

10. 50 Cent

50 Cent

50’s ‘Ryder Music’ samples Stevie’s ‘Love’s In Need Of Love Today’

11. Wale

Wale

The DMV native’s hit ‘Break Up Song’ sampled Stevie’s ‘All I Do’

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13. Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole

Keyshia’s ‘Playa Cardz Right’ sampled Stevie’s 1981 hit ‘That Girl’

14. Tupac

Tupac

Pac’s ‘So Many Tears’ sampled Stevie’s 1981 hit ‘That Girl’

15. Mary J Blige

Mary J Blige

MJB’s ‘Love Me Better’ sampled Stevie’s 1969 hit ‘My Cherie Amour’

16. J. Cole

J. Cole

‘Love Me Not’ also sampled Stevie’s ‘My Cherie Amour’

17. Erykah Badu

Erykah Badu

Erykah’s ‘Drama’ sampled Stevie’s 1976 hit ‘Pastime Paradise’

18. Coolio

Coolio

‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ also sampled Stevies ‘Pastime Paradise’

19. Usher ft. Nick Minaj

Usher ft. Nick Minaj

Their hit song ‘Lil’ Freak’ sampled Stevie’s 1973 hit ‘Living In The City’

20. 2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion

2014 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion

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