Queen and David Bowie vs. Vanilla Ice

January 12th, 2007 by

Vanilla Ice claimed that the bassline for his 1990 hit “Ice Ice Baby” was not a sample of Queen & David Bowie’s 1981 collaboration “Under Pressure“.

I think we know the answer to this one.

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David Bowie & Queen - "Under Pressure" (1981)

Vanilla Ice - "Ice Ice Baby" (1990)


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8 Responses to “Queen and David Bowie vs. Vanilla Ice”

  1. avatarTravis says:

    vanilla did add 1 extra note to it

    made it flow better

    but yes this was blatant



    Keith Reply:

    Travis! You made it to the first post! Did you see every thatsongsoundslike post??!



    Travis Reply:

    still searching through them

    and i still got some posts waiting moderation

    youve got some nice ones here


  2. avatarTravis says:

    oh yeah

    while were on queen check this

    deep purple:stormbringer

    queen:rock you

    def leppard:pour some sugar on me


  3. avatardthree says:

    Wouldn’t have been a big deal if he had just said “Yeah, its a sample. So what? There’s lots of sampling in hip hop.”



    Keith Reply:

    I suppose he realized he would lose a lot of money if he admitted that.


  4. avatarTravis says:

    and he lost the money anyway

    so what exactly did that accomplish


  5. avatarTravis says:

    bowie had actually considering suing a option depending or not if this made it as a big hit(which it didnt)

    james brown: hot(i need to be loved loved loved)


    david bowie:fame



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