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  • Martin (TV Series) ... Be Thankful For What You Got,
  • 2015 Straight Outta Compton (writer: "Gangsta Gangsta")
  • 2013 Clear History (TV Movie) (performer: "Be Thankful for What You Got") / (writer: "Be Thankful for What You Got")
  • 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
  • 2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series)
  • A Burning Dog (2008) .
  • The Wire (TV Series) 1 episode, 2006)
  • 2005 Be Cool (performer: "Be Thankful For What You Got") /
  • 2003 Radio[ the movie]
  • Bug , a 2002  film
  • 2001 Bones [the movie
  • 2000 Bounce the movie
  • 1995 Martin (TV Series)
  • All the Players Came (1995) .
  • 1991 The Taking of Beverly Hills

  • The song "Be Thankful For What You Got"has been sampled more than 50 times, such as by N.W.A in "Gangsta Gangsta", Ludacris in "Diamond in the Back" and Ice Cube in "Stand Tall".

  • The song is referenced in the Parliament-Funkadelic song "P. Funk (Wants to Get Funked Up)", with the lyric: "Gangster lean; Y'all should dig my sun-roof top."

  • The song is referenced in the Parliament-Funkadelic song "P. Funk (Wants to Get Funked Up)", with the lyric: "Gangster lean; Y'all should dig my sun-roof top."

  • ln La Mission movie OUR SONG"BE THANKFUL " IS DONE TWICE..BOTH BY THE LA MISSION BAND AND BY ANDY ALO in movie

  • CLEAR HISTORY Includes "Be Thankful For What You Got" Clear History, the new HBO television series created by Larry David.

  • Michelle Obama went to Miriam's Kitchen , where she served about 50 homeless guests.
    Thoughts of the Sumit. "Be Thankful for What You Got",she also selected the song at a dinner party.




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The song is referenced :

  • In the song "Still Fly" by Big Tymers the last verse mentions an 'old-school Caddy with a diamond in the back' and imitates DeVaughn's higher tone.

  • The song is referenced in the Rihanna song "Shut Up and Drive (Rihanna song)", with the phrase: "I'm a fine-tuned super-sonic speed machine, with a sunroof top and a gangsta lean."

 

Covers:

  • The song was covered in 1974 by Arthur Lee and Love on their Reel to Real album; Reggae versions were done by Donovan Carless in 1974, Bunny Clarke (produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry) in 1975,[2] and by Winston Curtis in 1984 (on World International Records); in 1991 by the British trip hop band Massive Attack on their album Blue Lines and by Peter Blakeley as the opening theme for the movie The Taking of Beverly Hills, by Yo La Tengo on its 1997 "Little Honda" EP and by Lawrence "Lipbone" Redding on his 2009 Science of Bootyism album.

  • The song has been covered by Rumer (musician) in her EP "Love is the Answer".

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