Here's one of my favorite Zigaboo Modeliste grooves; the title track from The Meters' second album, Look-Ka Py Py. There's a little bit of play with ghost notes and such, but for the most part this is what the groove looks like:
And at around 0:48 you've got this delicious little drum break:
Many of Ziggy's beats have been sampled by some of the biggest names in hip-hop, such as The Beasties Boys, Run DMC, N.W.A., Public Enemy, Digable Planets, A Tribe Called Quest. "Look-Ka Py Py", in particular, was used by DJ Shadow (4:48)….