The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)  

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The Choice Is Yours (Revisited) is a single featured on the Native Tongues Posse affiliate Black Sheep's debut album, A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing.

The song samples "Keep on Doin' It" by The New Birth, "Her Favorite Style" by Iron Butterfly, "Big Sur Suite" by Johnny Hammond Smith, "Impressions" by McCoy Tyner, and "I'd Say It Again" by Sweet Linda Divine.

In 2008, "The Choice is Yours" was ranked number #73 on VH1's 100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs. The song was used in the video game NBA Street Vol. 2 as well as being featured in the films Step Up and Lakeview Terrace.

The song also gained a new popularity after it was featured in a commercial for the 2010 Kia Soul.

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Samples and Covers

"The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)" is sampled by N.O.R.E. on his eponymous debut album, on the track titled "Mathematics (Esta Loca)". It is also sampled in KRS-One's "Hip Hop vs. Rap", Home Team's "Pick It Up", and "Be Faithful" by Fatman Scoop. Karmin sampled the beat in their song "Crash Your Party"

A reworked version of the song's chorus is featured in "Weapon of Choice" by Fatboy Slim. Nas also sampled the song in '90s remix to "Where Are They Now", a track where Nas laments the absence of the skilled rappers he had enjoyed in the early days of hip-hop.

Single track listing

A-Side

  1. "The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)" - 4:03 [not available on vinyl LP release]
  2. "The Choice Is Yours" (Radio Mix)- 3:23

B-Side

  1. "Have U.N.E. Pull" (Remix) - 3:38
  2. "Yes" (Everything's OK)- 3:20 [not available on vinyl LP release]




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