"These Are The Breaks" is a collection of 12 original tracks from the Luv N' Haight and Ubiquity catalogs that have been sampled by well-known artists ranging in diversity from Beyonce to Beck.
Jake Wade and The Soul Searchers (Searching For Soul) Searching For Soul Part 1 - Sampled by both Rich Harrison for Beyonce's "Suga Mama" and Madlib for Percee P's "Legendary Lyricist."
Mike And The Censations (Don't Sell Your Soul) There's Nothing I Can Do About It - Sampled and re-edited by Nicolas Jaar for his track "What My Last Girl Put Me Through" on his Bluewave Edits.
The Propositions (Funky Disposition) Africana - Sampled on the "Outro" of the classic Souls of Mischief album '93 Til' Infinity. Do Whatever Turns you On Pt.2 - Sampled on the Lupe Fiasco track "Gold Watch."
Eugene Blacknell (We Can't Take Life For Granted) Getting Down - Sampled by DJ Shadow on his track "Influx". We Know We Have To Live Together - Sampled by Beck on "Black Tambourine."
Turner Brothers (Act 1) Sweetest Thing In The World - Sampled by legendary Hip-Hop group Mobb Deep on their track "We Up" and the track "Back To Basics" by newcomers Diamond District.
Gap Mangione (Gilles Peterson Digs America Vol.2) Boys With Toys - used by Talib Kweli on his track "Shock Body."
Perfect Circle (Inner City Sounds) Spread The News - Waajeed lifted the horns from this track and used it on PPP's Shotgun Intro which also featured J Dilla.
Mike James Kirkland (Hang On In There) Hang On In There - The intro from this classic was sampled by Ugly Duckling on their track "I Did It Like This."
Soft Touch (Bay Area Funk 2) Plenty Action - Another DJ Shadow sample, this time on his track Monosylabik that features the bass and drums from the intro to this tune.
P'Taah (Staring At The Sun) Hold You Close - J Dilla's Ruff Draft Alternate Intro uses the haunting vocals from the original on the background of his track.
1. Jake Wade and The Soul Searchers - 'Searching For Soul Part 1'
2. Mike And The Censations - 'There's Nothing I Can Do About It'
3. The Propositions - 'Africana'
4. Eugene Blacknell - 'Gettin' Down'
5. Turner Brothers - 'Sweetest Thing In The World'
6. Gap Mangione - 'Boys With Toys'
7. Perfect Circle - 'Spread The News'
8. Mike James Kirkland - 'Hang On In There'
9. Soft Touch - 'Plenty Action'
10. The Propositions - 'Do Whatever Turns You On pt.2'
11. Eugene Blacknell - 'We Know We Have To Live Together'
12. P'Taah - 'Hold You Close'