Top 12 Hip-Hop Sample Packs 2022 On Loopmasters

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This article looks at the Top 12 Hip Hop sample packs in 2022 on Loopmasters.

We will look at each sample pack and give a basic overview, an in-depth look at some key features, and my overall thoughts. Towards the end of the article, I will talk about my favorite sample packs on the list to help you decide which ones you’d like to pick up.

Top 12 Hip-Hop Sample Packs 2022 On Loopmasters – LoFi, Chillout, Classic, Cinematic, Future, Soulful, Jazz

1. Loopmasters Hip Hop Shadows Vol2

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Hip Hop Shadows is a large collection of construction kits by Loopmasters.

Hip Hop Shadows comes with 12 construction kits. All these kits come fully loaded with Loops, One-shots, and Sample Patches, perfect for getting you started with Hip Hop, Boom Bap, Chillout, and Downtempo style beats.

Key Features:

  • 12 Construction Kits
    The key aspect of this sample pack is the construction kits. These kits are Hip Hop, Boom Bap, Trap, Downtempo, or Chillout-type beats. Each kit includes all the stems, so you can learn how they are made and dissect the beat to take the specific parts you want to use in your productions
  • Over 70 Instrumental One-shots
    Hip Hop Shadows gives you over 70 instrumental One-shots. These One-shots are all high quality and have been curated with Hip Hop in mind. You can use these One-shots in your favorite samplers to create your virtual instruments, making Hip Hop melodies from scratch without buying additional VSTs. You get 36 Synth One-shots, 15 Key One-shots, 5 String One-shots, 3 Horn One-shots, 5 Guitar One-shots, 4 Malley One-shots, and 2 Flue one-shots
  • Over 45 Drum and Percussion Loops
    The drums are a standout feature of Hip Hop, so it’s good that you get over 45 Drum and Percussion loops. Hip Hop Shadows gives you Drum loops for all different types of Hip Hop. You get the ‘dirty’ resampled style drum loops like old school Boom Bap, cleaner and punchier loops like Mid 2000s Hip Hop, and a whole load of additional random Hip Hop style loops
  • Over 85 Drum and Percussion One-shots
    Hip Hop Shadows gives you a wide selection of One-shots for your Hip Hop drums. You get everything you’d need and expect, like Kicks, Snares, Hi-hats, Claps, Snaps, and much more. All these One-shots have been selected for Hip Hop style beats, so you can be sure they will work well within your Hip Hop, Boom Bap, Chillout, Downtempo, and other genres like Hip Hop.

Summary:

Hip Hop Shadows gives you a nice selection of sounds for your productions. You get everything you need, from ‘dirty’ Boom Bap Drum patterns to clean, snappy Drum patterns and Old School resampled melodies to modern, clean piano chords. The construction Kits are also great for learning how Hip-Hop beats are made.

2. Loopmasters Hip Hop Instrumentals

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Hip Hop Instrumentals is a large sample pack focused on Drums by Loopmasters.

The main element of this sample pack is the drums; you will find Old School Drum Breaks and Drumbeats. You also get a good collection of Bass and Melodic Loops.

Key Features:

  • 12 Construction Kits
    Hip Hop Instrumentals gives you ten complete beats within ten construction kits. These kits are Hip Hop, Boom Bap, or Downtempo-type beats. Each kit includes all the stems, so you can learn how they are made and dissect the beat to take the specific parts you want to use in your productions.
  • Over 30 Drum Loops
    The main feature of this pack is the Drums. The Drums in this pack perfectly captures the Old School/ Vintage style that made Hip Hop the genre it is today. You get 31 Full Drum Loops for your beats. All these loops have been made to work well with any Hip Hop style of melodies, including the ones in this sample pack. These loops are extra to the ones that are in the construction kits.
  • 18 Bass Loops
    Hip Hop Instrumentals gives you 18 Bass loops for your beats; all these loops capture that iconic Hip Hop sound and will work well within any track. The Bass loops come labeled with BPM and Key to ensuring everything in your beats is in Key and on the beat. These loops are extra to the ones that are in the construction kits.
  • Over 20 Melodic Loops
    Making melodies is often the most difficult process for many producers, especially beginners, so it’s nice to get 21 melodic loops in this pack. These melodic loops are exactly what you’d expect from a Hip Hop sample pack. You get Old School/ Vintage style loops perfect for those Classic Hip Hop style beats. These loops are extra to the ones that are in the construction kits

Summary:

This pack is perfect for those Old School/Vintage Drum breaks and beats. You get many loops when you add up the construction kits and the additional loops, and the extra drum one-shots give you even more samples to play with.

3. Singomakers Hip Hop Ultra Pack 2

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Hip Hop Ultra Pack 2 is a large sample pack by Singomakers. 

This pack gives you everything you’d need and expect to start making Hip Hop beats. You get things like Drumbeats, Melodies, Vocals, Track starters, One-shots, and even Vinyl effects like Scratches and Tape Stops.

Key Features:

  • 170 Drum and Percussion Loops
    Hip Hop Ultra Pack gives you 170 unique Drum Loops to add to your beats. You get everything you’d need and expect, like Full Drum loops, Top loops, Hi-Hat loops, Fills, and Extra percussion loops. All these loops are high quality and labeled with BPM for ease of use when dragging and dropping them into your DAW
  • 50 Drumelody Loops
    Drumelody loops are essentially Drum patterns with Melodies/Vinyl Cuts added to create an Old School/Vintage style drum grove. In Hip Hop Ultra Pack, you get 50 Drumelody loops to use in your tracks. All these loops are perfect for Hip Hop beats as they capture the Old School grove that made Hip Hop what it is today. Each loop is labeled in BPM and Key as they have melodic elements.
  • 100 Melodic Loops
    The melody is a key aspect when making Hip Hop beats, so it’s nice to get 100 melodic loops in this pack. These melodies are exactly what you’d expect for a sample pack; they are all Old School/Vintage style melodies that are either made on classic synths like a Moog or sound like they have been sampled or have been sampled. All these loops are labeled in BPM and Key for ease of use.
  • 350 One-shots
    Hip Hop Ultra Pack gives you many One-shots to help you create your Drum patterns. All these one-shots are high quality and have been sourced from classic kits like the Roland 909 and other classic drum machines. As a result, you get Kicks, Snares, Tom, Hi-hats, Claps, Shakers, Snaps, and other percussive elements.

Summary:

Hip Hop Ultra Pack 2 gives you a lot of Drum samples and loops to add to your tracks. With over 170 Drum loops, 50 Drumelody loops, and 350 One-shots, it’s clear that this sample pack is perfect for adding drums to your tracks. You also get many other great features like melody loops, vinyl scratches, vocals, and FX.

4. Apollo Sound Chill Hip Hop

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Chill Hip Hop is a collection of samples for Hip Hop, RnB, Trap, and Lofi from Apollo Sound.

Chill Hip Hop is based on combining ‘Smooth’ genres like Jazz, Blues, and Soul with Trap. With this combination, you can create some great Hip Hop, RnB, Trap, Chillout, Lofi, and Downtempo beats within the samples.

Key Features:

  • 93 MIDI Files
    One of the best features of this sample pack is MIDI files. These MIDI files are so good because they give you complete control over the sounds you make. You aren’t limited by the sound selection of a loop maker like when using loops. You get MIDI files for Chords, Melodies, Counter Melodies, Drums, and more.
  • 42 Guitar Loops
    One of the most used instruments besides piano for Chill genres like Chill Hip Hop, Lofi, and Chill Trap is the Guitar. You get 42 full Guitar loops ready to be dragged and dropped into your tracks. These Guitar loops are perfect for manipulating, remixing, and leaving them as they are. All the Guitar loops come labeled with Key and BPM, so you don’t have to waste time figuring it out.
  • Over 55 Drum Loops
    Chill Hip Hop gives you 59 full Drum loops to add your tracks. These Drum loops have been designed to work well within any Hip Hop and Rap-related subgenres like Trap, Chill Hip Hop, Chill Trap, Lofi, Chillout, Downtempo, and more. The sounds used in these loops have also been designed to work well within the genres listed above. All the loops come labeled in BPM, so you can ensure everything is on time in your tracks.
  • Over 80 Instrumental One-shots
    To help you create virtual Instruments, Chill Hip Hop includes 83 instrumental one-shots. To use these sounds, you need to load them into your favorite sampler and get instant access to 83 different instruments. You get Guitars, Saxes, Trumpets, Basses, Synths, Keys, Hits, Vox, and more. This feature means you don’t need to spend extra money on additional VSTs, which is perfect for producers on a budget

Summary:

This sample pack does the Chill style correctly. With all the Guitar, Synth, and Keyboard melodies, you won’t run out of fresh ideas for a long time. The MIDI files alone are great, and when you add the MIDI files and the Instrumental one-shots, you have the potential to create a huge amount of fresh melodies.

5. Apollo Sound Keep Calm LoFi

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Keep Calm and LoFi is a large sample pack of LoFi-related samples from Apollo Sounds.

This is the first and one of the only sample packs on this list to focus solely on the Hip Hop subgenre that is LoFi. This pack is huge, with over 2.75GB of samples within. So you get all you need to start creating LoFi beats within.

Key Features:

  • 15 Construction Kits
    Keep Calm and LoFi Instrumentals gives you 15 construction kits based on LoFi or JazzHop. Each kit includes all the stems, so you can learn how they are made and dissect the beat to take the specific parts you want to use in your productions. Each sample within these kits is labeled in BPM, and the melodic loops are labeled with Key.
  • Over 150 Keyboard Loops
    Keyboard loops are great for LoFi and Hip Hop style beats, so it’s a nice feature to get 151 clean and LoFi style keyboard loops within Keep Calm and LoFi. All these loops are High quality and labeled in BPM and Key. The LoFi style loops have been heavily processed to capture that LoFi Sound.
  • 40 Effects
    An overlooked aspect of LoFi and Hip Hop beats is the effects. The effects can elevate a beat to a new level, so it’s nice that you get 40 here. You get everything you’d need and expect for LoFi beats like Vinyl, Textures, and background vocals. The Vinyl effects are especially nice, as you can’t have a LoFi beat without a few Vinyl effects thrown in
  • Over 190 Drum Loops
    Keep Calm, and LoFi gives you 196 Drum loops to add to your track. You get 36 full Drum loops and 160 stems from the full loops. Including the stems is a nice feature, as it allows you to mix and match specific parts from the full loops or use specific elements you like in your drum patterns. These stems consist of Kicks, Snares, Hi-hats, Toms, Top loops, and other percussive elements

Summary:

Keep Calm and LoFi does the LoFi genre well. All the melodic elements, especially the pre-processed loops, are perfect for LoFi. Most of the sounds within this pack come ready to be loaded with little to no processing needed, which will speed up your workflow. The extra features like MIDI files, Scratch Loops, One-shots, Chopped Melody Loops, and all the other features elevate this pack above most of the others on this list.

6. Producer Loops Cinematic Hip Hop Vol. 3

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Cinematic Hip Hop Vol 3 is a collection of construction kits from Producer Loops.

This sample pack is the third iteration of the successful series of Cinematic Hip Hop sample packs, so it has a lot to live up to. You get everything you’d expect from a construction kit sample pack, like all the stems and extra Drum one-shots.

Key Features:

  • Construction Kits
    Cinematic Hip Hop is a collection of construction kits, so it’s clear that these kits are the focus. Within, you will find five full construction kits ready for you to dissect, remix, use for inspiration, and load into your tracks. In addition, all the loops within these kits are labeled with BPM and Key for your convenience.
  • 45 MIDI Files
    One of the best extra features of this sample pack is MIDI files. These MIDI files are good because they allow you to control your sounds; you aren’t limited by the sound selection from a loop maker like you are when using loops. You get MIDI files for Chords, Melodies, Counter Melodies, Drums, and more.
  • Dry/Wet Loops
    For more freedom when using the loops within this sample pack, you get the option for both Dry and Wet loops. This allows you to either process the loops yourself with more freedom and control over the sound or load in the pre-processed loops to save time. Not only is this good for producing in general but for less experienced producers can use this feature to learn how people process sounds and what effects they add.

Summary:

Although this sample pack is smaller than most on this list, it does what it set out to do. The five construction kits are perfect for the cinematic Hip Hop genre, and the extra MIDI files and the option for Dry/Wet loops give it extra worth.

7. Lofi Hip Hop Drums 2

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A follow-up to Keep Calm and LoFi listed previously on this list is LoFi Hip Hop and Drums 2 by Apollo Sounds.

LoFi Hip Hop and Drums 2 is one of the only sample packs on this list to focus solely on Drums. As a result, there are no melodic loops within this sample pack, but don’t let that put you off. This sample pack excels with its drum selections.

Key Features:

  • Over 440 Drum Samples
    Being a Drum focused sample pack, it makes sense that there are many Drum samples within. Therefore, you get 220 clean and 220 processed Drum samples. This is a great feature as it lets you get creative with the clean files or save time and processing power with the pre-processed files. All these Drum samples have been curated and designed for LoFi, but you can be sure they will work well within any genre beats.
  • 40 MIDI Files
    To go nicely with your Drum samples, you get 40 MIDI files. These MIDI files are all Drum patterns and designed to be LoFi Drum patterns, but that doesn’t mean they won’t work well with other genres. When using the MIDI files with the clean Drum samples, you essentially get a blank slate to work with when creating your ideal Drum loops.
  • Over 290 LoFi Drum Loops
    For those producers who want to drag and drop some premade loops into your tracks quickly, then there are 293 loops ready for you. You get 40 full Drum loops, and 253 stems from these full Drum loops. The stems consist of Kick, Snare, Hi-hat, Top loops, Toms, Fills, Claps, Snaps, and other percussive loops. Each full loop and stem come labeled in BPM for ease of use
  • 50 Texture Loops
    To add life to your LoFi and Hip Hop tracks you get 50 texture loops within LoFi Hip Hop Drums 2. These textures are perfect for adding that little something extra to complete your track and give it more life. These texture loops can sometimes have rhythm, so they are also labeled in BPM so you can make sure the subtle textures are still on the beat.

Summary:

LoFi Hip Hop Drums 2 is an ultimate collection of Drum samples. With over 400 one-shots, 290 Loops, and 40 MIDI files, you won’t run out of drum samples for years to come. Although this sample pack is labeled as a LoFi and Hip Hop sample pack, you can use these Drum samples in virtually any genre.

8. Apollo Sound JaZZadelic Hip Hop Beats

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Jazzadelic Hip Hop Beats is a sample pack that combines Jazz and Hip Hop by Apollo Sounds.

JaZZadelic gives you a huge amount of jazz-style sounds for your Hip Hop beats like Upright Bass Loops, Saxes, Trumpets, Guitars, ‘Jazzy’ Keyboards, Pianos, and More.

Key Features:

  • Over 90 Melodic Loops
    JaZZadelic Hip Hop Beats focus on the ‘Jazzy’ melodic loops. You get 24 Saxophone Loops, 66 Key Loops, 32 Guitar Loops, and 11 Trumpet Loops. All these loops are straight-up jazz loops or have been made to sound like resampled jazz loops. Each loop is labeled in BPM and Key so you can ensure everything is on beat and in Key.
  • Over 30 Bass Loops 
    A key element of these jazz-type Hip hop beats is the basslines. You get 7 Synth basslines and 29 Upright basslines. All these basslines have been curated or made to work well within Jazz Hip Hop and conventional Hip Hop. Each loop is labeled in BPM and Key so you can ensure everything is on beat and in Key.
  • 75 MIDI Files
    A selection of the loops within JaZZadelic Hip Hop Beats come with their corresponding MIDI files. These MIDI files are either basslines or melodies. The MIDI files are great as they give you complete freedom over the notes within the file; for example, if you like the rhythm of the bassline but not the note, you have the complete freedom to change the notes as you please. Each MIDI file comes labeled in Key.
  • OVer 190 Drum Loops
    To go with all your ‘Jazzy’ melodic samples from this pack, you get 196 Drum loops. You get 37 full Drum loops and 159 stems from these full Drum loops. All these loops are high quality and labeled in BPM. The stems from these full loops consist of Kicks, Snares, Claps, Snaps, Hi-hats, Toms, Fills, and more.

Summary:

JaZZadelic Hip Hop Beats meets all the expectations of a ‘Jazzy’ Hip Hop pack. With all the features listed and extra features like Chopped Melodies, Scratch Loops, Drum one-shots, Beatbox Loops, and more, you can’t go wrong with this sample pack.

9. Raw Cutz Raw Skillz

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Raw Skillz is a huge Hip Hop sample pack from Raw Cultz.

With over 3GB of content, this sample pack is truly massive. Raw Skillz combines Funk and Jazz with 90s Style Hip Hop beats to create a huge sample pack.

Key Features:

  • Drum One-shots
    Raw Skillz gives you many Drum one-shots to add to your Hip Hop beats. The one-shots within are based on some classic Drum kits like the Roland 909 and MPC Kits. So you get Kicks, Snares, Hi-Hats, Claps, Snaps, Tom, Fills, and other Percussion. All the sounds are sorted into samples for ease of use.
  • Over 200 Kits
    The Drum samples within this pack have been sorted into Kits for Native Instruments Maschine. You get 282 Kits, all based around specific Artists and Kits from 90s Hip Hop. Each kit comes ready to play on your Maschine and is fully kitted with all the sounds you’d expect, like Kicks, Snares, Hi-hats, Shakers, Claps, and so on.
  • Melodic and Bassline Loops
    You can’t have over 3GB of content without some melodic and bassline loops. Raw Skillz gives you jazz and funk-style melodic loops to add over your Hip Hop Drums. The melodic loops consist of sounds like Keys, Synths, Saxophones, Trumpets, Guitars, and so on. Each loop is labeled in BPM and Key for your convenience

Summary:

The drums are the main feature of this sample pack. Any Maschine users will greatly appreciate the 282 Kits provided, as they are all perfect for tapping out some Hip Hop groves. In addition, the Extra sounds like Melodic, Bassline, and Drum loops are also great.

10. Raw Cutz Smokers Unite

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Smokers Unite is a large Hip Hop sample pack made by Raw Cultz.

A sequel to the Raw Skillz sample pack, Smokers Unite covers a wider range of Hip Hop sounds from the early 70s to modern-day sounds.

Key Features:

  • Over 40 Kits
    The Drum samples within this pack have been sorted into Kits for Native Instruments Maschine. You get 46 Kits, all based around specific Artists and Kits from early 70s Hip Hop to modern-day Hip Hop. Each kit comes ready to play on your Maschine and is fully kitted with all the sounds you’d expect, like Kicks, Snares, Hi-hats, Shakers, Claps, and so on.
  • Drum One-shots
    Raw Skillz gives you many Drum one-shots to add to your Hip Hop beats. The one-shots within are based on some classic Drum kits like the Roland 909 and MPC Kits. So you get Kicks, Snares, Hi-Hats, Claps, Snaps, Tom, Fills, and other Percussion. All the sounds are sorted into samples for ease of use.
  • Melodic and Baseline Loops
    Smokers Unite gives you many loops for all your Old School or New style Hip Hop Beats. The melodic loops consist of sounds like Keys, Synths, Saxophones, Trumpets, Guitars, and so on. Each loop is labeled in BPM and Key for your convenience.

Summary:

Like its predecessor, Smokers Unite is great for Maschine users; you won’t run out anytime soon with all the Kits. The extra sounds are also great for Maschine and non Maschine users. 

11. RV Samplepacks Mark Fletcher – Hip Hop Breaks

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Hip Hop Breaks is a smaller sample pack based around Drums from Mark Fletcher and RV Sample packs.

All the samples within have been played by Mark Fletcher and recorded in a state-of-the-art studio using Old School/Vintage microphones to help capture that iconic Hip Hop sound.

Key Features:

  • 137 Clean Drum Breaks
    The Drums from Mark Fletcher work well within Hip Hop, and to get that classic sound, they have included clean Drum samples to allow you to shape your ideal Old School/Vintage sounds. Additionally, each loop is labeled in BPM to ensure you get everything On the beat with your Hip Hop tracks
  • 137 Wet Drum Breaks
    These Drum breaks are the same patterns as the clean version but come Processed/Wet. They have been designed to capture that iconic Old School/Vintage Hip Hop sound, so there is no need for you to add your effects; drag and drop the loops in to get started. Each loop is labeled in BPM to ensure you get everything On the beat with your Hip Hop tracks

Summary:

Although this sample pack is small and simple, it does what it set out to do. The Drum samples are great, and the drumming from Mark Fletcher is perfect for Hip Hop beats.

12. Loopmasters Organic Future Hip Hop 2

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Organic Future Hip Hop 2 is a large collection of Hip Hop construction kits by Loopmasters.

Inside you will find all you need to get started with Hip Hop beats. You get 12 construction kits, Drum One-shots, Instrument One-shots, and More.

Key Features:

  • 12 Construction Kits
    Organic Future Hip Hop is a collection of construction kits, so it’s clear that these kits are the focus. Within, you will find 12 full construction kits ready for you to dissect, remix, use for inspiration, and load into your tracks. In addition, all the loops within these kits are labeled with BPM and Key for your convenience.
  • 70 Instrumental Loops
    These instrumental One-shots allow you to create virtual instrument libraries within your DAW or Sampler. So you get Bells, Xylophones, Keys, Synths, Guitars, And Marimba one-shots. All these one-shots are high quality to ensure your virtual instruments sound good.
  • Over 80 Drum and Percussion One-shots
    To help you create your own unique Hip Hop Drum patterns you get 86 Drum and Percussion one-shots. You get sounds like Kicks, Snares, Hi0hats, Claps, Snaps, Toms, and other percussive sounds. To use these sounds, drag and drop them into your favorite sampler within your DAW.

Summary:

Although this sample pack doesn’t come with any crazy additions like some on this list, it does what it set out to do. The construction Kits are great and capture the Hip Hop vibe, and adding both Drum and Instrumental one-shots helps.

Bonus:

1. Loopmasters Hip Hop Progressions

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Hip Hop Progressions is a large sample library from Loopmasters.

Within, you will find over 1000 Hip Hop related samples for your tracks.

Key Features:

  • 1100 Samples
  • 850 Acidised Wav Files
  • 300 Rex2 Sample
  • 30 NNXT/Halion/Kontakt/ ESX24 Patches

Conclusion

All the sample packs on this list are good options, and you can’t go wrong with any of them. However, if you’re only looking to pick one or two sample packs below, I have listed my favorites for different reasons to help you pick the correct ones.

Some sample packs on this list have free demos, so if you still can’t decide, you can check them out. (This isn’t an option on all sample packs from this list)

My Favourite overall – Hip Hop Ultra Pack 2

My Favourite for Drums – Mark Fletchers Hip Hop Breaks

My Favourite for Melodies – Keep Calm and LoFi

My Favourite for Classic Hip Hop – JaZZadelic Hop Hop

My Favourite for Modern Hip Hop – Hip Hop Shadows

My Favourite for Chillout Hip Hop – Chill Hip Hop

My Favourite for Jazz type Hip Hop – JaZZadelic Hip Hop

My Favourite for Lofi Hip Hop – Keep Calm and LoFi

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