30 Greatest Hip Hop Drum Breaks & Samples of All Time!

11 Legendary & Most Used Drum Breaks (LIVE DRUMS) - YouTube

Members of Liberty High School's drum line leans back during their drum break.

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  • Can you guess in which songs any of the drum breaks were later used? Any other notable drum breaks you would add? Want more? Head over to , where you can hear the song that uses the drum break, then listen to the song in which the original drum break appeared.

    To pay tribute to such drum breaks and the percussionists who created them, J.J. Flueck & SoulVision Productions compiled a list of, in their opinion, the most legendary and used drum breaks, most of which hail from the ‘70s:

  • While drums typically stay in the background, keeping rhythm but rarely taking center stage, a drum break not only adds a captivating shift to a song but gives drummers the opportunity to shine. Despite appearing briefly in a song, drum breaks are typically so memorable, that they’re used by later artists, particularly hip-hop artists, to provide the rhythm to an entire song.

    All this drum breaks samples are provided in Wav 24-Bit format for maximum quality, import this samples directly into your DAW or hardware sampler of choice.

    File TypesWav Files
    Total121 Samples
    License100% Royalty Free
    Size166 mb
    Download DemoDemo
    Genres/StylesAcoustic, Drum Breaks, Loops

  • Expect to find over 1GB of 700+ drum break loops and over 350 one shot vinyl drum samples such as kicks, snares, claps, percs and many more. All content is 100% roylaty free to be used in any type of non-commercial or commercial music productions.

Buy Dirty Arse Drum Breaks Vol. 1 (Original Breaks) - Hip

After summer holidays, we are presenting “Drum Breaks Collection”, another free Sound Collection on Orange Free Sounds (OFS) website.
The Collection has 30 drum loops sorted by tempo.