La Di Da Di
"La Di Da Di" is a song performed by Doug E. Fresh, who provides the beatboxed instrumental, MC Ricky D, who performs the vocals, it was released in 1985 as the B-side to "The Show". The song has since gained a reputation as an early hip hop classic, has been sampled or referenced in numerous other hip hop songs since its release. There are two releases of the song; the original vinyl and cassette versions contain sung lyrics from "Sukiyaki" by A Taste of Honey, but due to a lack of clearance, CD versions are missing the following refrains in the middle of the song, most because of copyright issues: It's all because of you, I'm feeling sad and blue. You went away, now my life is filled with rainy days. I love you so, how much you'll never know, Cause you took your love away from me Snoop Dogg covered "La Di Da Di" as "Lodi Dodi". Mindless Self Indulgence covered the song, with some changes in lyrics; the song has been covered live by Chuck Brown and by Korn. "La Di Da Di" has gained a reputation for being sampled and referenced by many artists.
The following is a list of other songs that referenced "La Di Da Di": Spice 1's song "Strap on The Side" says the line, "la di da di, I shot up his body". InI & Pete Rock in their collaborative song "Think twice" use a line saying "Throw a fat party and invite everybody, play all the old school hits like La Di Da Di". ADOR's song "From the Concrete" says the line, "Slam the child on the hard concrete" in the hook. Robbie Williams's song "Rock DJ" borrows the line "and when we rock the mic, we rock the mic" with the high-pitched "right!" DJ Premier sampled the song for Big Daddy Kane's song "Show & Prove". Rap rock band Hed PE's songs; the hook of The Notorious B. I. G.'s song "Hypnotize" interpolates Slick Rick's lyrics: "Ricky Ricky Ricky, can't you see? Somehow your words just hypnotize me, I just love your jazzy ways, oh MC Rick my love is here to stay", changing them to "Biggie Biggie Biggie, can't you see? Somehow your words just hypnotize me, I just love your flashy ways, I guess that's why they're broke and you're so paid."
It is sampled by Conspirituality in the song "4 All Y'all". Ini Kamoze samples the words "hit it" in his song “Here Comes The Hotstepper”. Mos Def's song "Perfect Timing" repeats the line "'cause this type of shit happens every day". Jim's Big Ego's song "Feelin' Groovy" contains a rap section, much of, altered "La Di Da Di" lyrics, including the title; the end of the hook of The Black Eyed Peas song "Don't Lie" samples the words "stop lyin'". The intro to the Ludacris and Mary J. Blige song "Runaway Love" samples the beginning of "La Di Da Di" by scratching the two words "like this". Ludacris's verse on Jennifer Hudson's song "Pocketbook" from her self-titled album: "Baby because tonight is da night/And when we rock upon the mic we rock the mic right". Will Smith's song "Pump Me Up" from his 1999 album Willennium samples this at the end of the song. De La Soul samples the word "emcee" in the song "Supa Emcees" on their album Stakes Is High, they sampled the phrase "I can't be your lover" as a running gag in several tracks on their album De La Soul Is Dead, including their Hip-house parody, "Kicked Out The House".
On the De La Soul Is Dead album, the phrase "slammed the child on the hard concrete" in the song "My Brother Is A Basehead". Pusha T quotes the phrase "slammed the child on the hard concrete", making it part of the first verse of his song titled "Blocka" -- the fourth track of his 2013 mixtape titled Wrath of Caine. Kanye West references the song in 2010's GOOD Fridays release "Take One for the Team", which features Pusha T, Keri Hilson and Cyhi the Prynce: "This here a classic like the La Di Da Di verse"; the intro to the Mary J. Blige song "No One Else" samples the beginning of "La Di Da Di" by sampling the phrase "there is no competition". Das EFX samples the words "just some men that's on the mic" in the song "Jussummen" on their album Dead Serious. 2Pac sings the final hook on the song "Lost Souls", which revolves around Slick Rick's phrase "All of y'all, keepin y'all in health...". in his song "old school", 2Pac sing "when slick rick was spitting LA-DI-DA-DI". Black Sheep samples the phrase "on and on she kept on" in their song "La Menage", featuring Q-Tip on their album A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing.
They sample the beatboxed, "you know what?" intro in their song "To Whom It May Concern" on their album A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing. Color Me Badd samples the phrase "to the tic toc you don't stop" in the song "I Wanna Sex You Up" on their album C. M. B. Ice Cube paraphrases the song in his track "Stop Snitchin'", singing "Nigga nigga nigga/Can't you see/Somehow your words incarcerate me", he samples the phrase "Stepped out my house stopped short" in the hook of "Look Who's Burnin", on his album Death Certificate. Ice-T's track "Radio Suckers" from the Power album contains a reference to the song in the lyrics: "They bleeped words from Doug's La-Di-Da-Di, I can't get a bleep - What's the deal? Maybe my words are just too real"; the end of "Millionaire" by Kelis and Andre 3000 samples the phrase "I feel insane" N. W. A sample the intro part that says'let it go a little something like this/Hit it!' in their song "Gangsta Gangsta". Del the Funky Homosapien samples the line "Went to the bathroom to wash up, Put some soap on my face" in his song "If You Must" from his album Both Sides of the Brain.
Junior M. A. F. I. A. Samples the line "This type of shit it happens everyday" in the chorus to "Player's Anthem". Jazmine Sullivan's "Holding You Down" contains a sample of the line "on and on and on she kept on". Mariah Carey samples the word "emcee" in the song "
Lodi Township, Michigan
Lodi Township is a civil township of Washtenaw County in the U. S. state of Michigan, located southwest of Ann Arbor. The population was 6,058 at the 2010 census. Lodi Township was established in 1834 in Michigan Territory, three years before Michigan became a state, it was named after the Town of an area near New York State's Finger Lakes. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.4 square miles, of which 34.3 square miles is land and 0.19 square miles, or 0.53%, is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 5,710 people, 1,960 households, 1,611 families residing in the township; the population density was 169.4 per square mile. There were 2,031 housing units at an average density of 60.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the township was 94.24% White, 2.28% African American, 0.32% Native American, 1.40% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population. There were 1,960 households out of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.9% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 17.8% were non-families.
13.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.22. In the township the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males. The median income for a household in the township was $88,419, the median income for a family was $96,233. Males had a median income of $68,667 versus $39,722 for females; the per capita income for the township was $37,516. About 2.8% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over. Lodi Township official website
Lodi (town), Wisconsin
Lodi is a town in Columbia County, United States. The population was 2,791 at the 2000 census; the unincorporated communities of Harmony Grove and Okee are in the town and the census-designated place of Lake Wisconsin is in the town. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.9 square miles, of which, 27.1 square miles of it is land and 1.8 square miles of it is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 2882 people, 1,078 households, 845 families residing in the town; the population density was 103.2 people per square mile. There were 1,285 housing units at an average density of 47.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 98.71% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 1,078 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 21.6% were non-families.
16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.92. In the town, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males. The median income for a household in the town was $56,250, the median income for a family was $60,288. Males had a median income of $39,129 versus $28,203 for females; the per capita income for the town was $23,900. About 1.2% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over. Media related to Lodi, Wisconsin at Wikimedia Commons Town of Lodi, Wisconsin website
North Stormont, Ontario
North Stormont is a lower tier township in eastern Ontario, Canada in the United Counties of Stormont and Glengarry. The township was established on January 1, 1998, with the amalgamation of the former Townships of Finch and Roxborough, along with the Village of Finch; the township of North Stormont comprises a number of villages and hamlets, including the following communities: Finch Township: Avonmore, Finch. Early settlement in the area began in 1785 Finch Township was part of the Royal Township of Osnabruck, Roxborough Township was part of the Royal Township of Cornwall. Stormont County was created in 1792, both Finch and Roxborough were separated from their southerly parents in 1798; the hamlet of Berwick was first settled by four Cockburn brothers from Scotland in the early 19th century. Berwick became the administrative home of municipal government in the former Finch Township, incorporated January 1, 1850; the New York and Ottawa Railway was built in 1897 and sent up to four daily passenger trains, as well as up to five daily freight trains through Berwick.
The first church was built in 1883. Berwick remains the administrative centre of North Stormont. Moose Creek, a town in North Stormont is the birthplace of Comedian, former SNL cast member Norm Macdonald Crysler is represented by a signpost on the Canadian National Railway line between Montreal and Toronto. List of townships in Ontario List of francophone communities in Ontario Township of North Stormont
Lodi, New Jersey
Lodi is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 24,136, reflecting an increase of 165 from the 23,971 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,616 from the 22,355 counted in the 1990 Census. Lodi owes its name to the Italian city of Lombardy, it was incorporated as a borough on December 22, 1894, from portions of the now-defunct municipalities of Lodi Township and Saddle River Township, at the height of Bergen County's "Boroughitis" phenomenon sweeping through Bergen County, based on the results of a referendum held on the previous day. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.285 square miles, including 2.265 square miles of land and 0.020 square miles of water was water. Areas of the borough are prone to flooding during heavy rain; the borough borders Garfield, Hasbrouck Heights, Rochelle Park, Saddle Brook, South Hackensack and Wood-Ridge. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 24,136 people, 9,471 households, 6,108.795 families residing in the borough.
The population density was 10,657.6 per square mile. There were 10,127 housing units at an average density of 4,471.7 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 68.19% White, 7.52% Black or African American, 0.42% Native American, 8.57% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 11.49% from other races, 3.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 30.49% of the population. There were 9,471 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.5% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals, 10.0% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.18. In the borough, the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.7 years.
For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 86.7 males. The Census Bureau's 2006–2010 American Community Survey showed that median household income was $55,541 and the median family income was $65,494. Males had a median income of $49,002 versus $37,108 for females; the per capita income for the borough was $25,910. About 10.1% of families and 12.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.4% of those under age 18 and 15.5% of those age 65 or over. Same-sex couples headed 64 households in an increase from the 44 counted a decade earlier; as of the 2000 United States Census there were 23,971 people, 9,528 households, 6,097 families residing in the borough. The population density was 10,590.6 people per square mile. There were 9,908 housing units at an average density of 4,377.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the borough was 78.16% White, 3.55% African American, 0.17% Native American, 8.86% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 6.25% from other races, 2.97% from two or more races.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.98% of the population. There were 9,528 households out of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.6% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.0% were non-families. Of all households 30.1% were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.16. In the borough the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 34.5% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males. The median income for a household in the borough was $43,421, the median income for a family was $51,959. Males had a median income of $38,781 versus $31,253 for females; the per capita income for the borough was $21,667.
About 5.3% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over. Lodi operates under the 1923 Municipal Manager Law form of New Jersey municipal government; the voters elect five members to a council who are elected at-large in non-partisan elections held as part of the May municipal election to serve four-year terms of office on a concurrent basis. A mayor and deputy mayor are selected by the council from among its members; the council is an legislative body with responsibility for day-to-day operation of the borough assigned to a manager who acts as the municipal chief executive and executes laws and policies, prepares the budget for council consideration and attends and participates at meetings with a voice, but no vote. The manager recommends improvements and implements those approved, as well as oversees contracts and franchises and reports violations, it is the responsibility of the manager to appoint and remove department heads and make all additional appointments not made by the council.
As of 2017, members of the Lodi Township Council are Mayor Emil Carafa Jr. Deputy Mayor Laura E. Cima, Albert DiChiara, Patrici
Lodi AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in the Central Valley of California, at the northern edge of the San Joaquin Valley east of San Francisco Bay. The AVA gained approval as a designated wine growing area in 1986 and includes 551,000 acres of which 103,000 acres are planted with wine grapes. In 2002, the area included in the AVA was expanded by 93,500 acres along the southern and western portions of the original AVA boundaries in San Joaquin County; the appellation includes land in northern San Joaquin County. It is bounded on the west by Interstate Highway 5 and to the east by the political borders for the adjacent El Dorado and Calaveras Counties; the Lodi region has been home to grape growing since at least the 1850s when wild grapes would grow down from trees along the edge of rivers. This led some trappers to call the Calaveras River, which runs through the southern portion of the area, "Wine Creek". Lodi has a Mediterranean climate similar to that along the Mediterranean Sea, with warm days and cool nights.
The soil, unlike many other appellations, varies within the AVA, though in most places it is a deep loam, covered with large rocks, similar to the French region of Chateauneuf du Pape. Although the appellation is best known for its old vine Zinfandel, Lodi produces a large quantity of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon blanc; the Lodi, CA Winegrape Commission
Emajõgi is a river in Estonia which flows from Lake Võrtsjärv through Tartu County into Lake Peipus, crossing the city of Tartu for 10 km. It has a length of 100 km; the Emajõgi is sometimes called the Suur Emajõgi, in contrast with the Väike Emajõgi, another river which flows into the southern end of Lake Võrtsjärv. Emajõgi is the second largest river in Estonia by discharge and the only navigable river; the source of Emajõgi is at the northeastern shore of Võrtsjärv at Rannu-Jõesuu, from where the river follows a eastward course towards Lake Peipsi. The course of Emajõgi is divided into 3 distinct sections. In the upper course, from Võrtsjärv to Kärevere bridge, the river flows through large and marshy areas, which are part of Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve. In this meandering section, Emajõgi lacks a defined floodplain – the flooded area spans several kilometres at times and has no definite borders. In the middle course from Kärevere to Kavastu through Tartu, Emajõgi follows a straighter course and flows in a defined, shallow valley a maximum of 10 m deep.
The width of the valley in the middle course is 1–1.5 km. The narrowest section of the valley is located in the end of the middle course near Kavastu. In the lower course, the river flows through a swampy lowland – Emajõe Suursoo – before emptying into Lake Peipsi at Praaga; the length of the river is 100 kilometres. In 1927, its length was measured to be 117 kilometres; this may have changed somewhat in the 1930s, when the river's meandering upper course was straightened to allow for easier navigation. The Emajõgi has been used as a waterway and trade route for centuries. In the past, it has been an obstacle for land transport between Northern and Southern Estonia, because the river flows in a low-lying and swampy valley. Of the few suitable locations for crossing the river, Tartu has the most favourable conditions. Due to its location on the crossing of land and water routes, Tartu became an important trading center in Ancient Estonia. In the 19th century, Emajõgi was used for transporting different cargo to Tartu – firewood, hay, so on.
The main type of vessel used was the lodi, a small river barge or sailing ship adjusted for navigation on Lake Peipsi and Emajõgi. Up to 200 barges were anchored in Tartu port at the time; the first steam paddler appeared on Emajõgi in 1843. The last river barges disappeared by the mid-20th century. Several new ships were brought to the river in the Soviet era to continue navigation to Pskov, among other destinations. Fast hydrofoils, which were first introduced in 1960s, operated daily on the Tartu-Pskov route. Traffic on the route ended in 1992. Though attempts have been made to restart it since 1997, it remains closed. Emajõgi is crossed by the majority of them located in Tartu; the bridges are, in downstream order: Rannu-Jõesuu bridge at the source of Emajõgi on Tartu–Viljandi highway Includes an old bridge reserved for pedestrians and local traffic and a new highway bridge completed in 2009. Kärevere bridge on Tartu–Tallinn highway Includes a closed old bridge and a new highway bridge completed in 1999.
Jänese railway bridge on Tallinn–Tapa–Tartu railway 7 km northwest of Tartu in Vorbuse Kroonuaia bridge in Tartu Vabadussild in Tartu Vabadussild replaced the Raudsild in 2008. Kaarsild – pedestrian bridge in Tartu Võidu bridge in Tartu Turusild – pedestrian bridge in Tartu Sõpruse bridge in Tartu Ihaste bridge on the Tartu ring road, opened in 2015 Luunja bridge on Tartu–Räpina highway in LuunjaIn addition to the bridges, the only operating cable ferry in Estonia crosses the river at Kavastu, about 10 kilometres downstream of Luunja bridge