Amen break ( born Amen break ) - drumming, written by Gregory Coleman . Sounded in the composition “ Amen, Brother ”, published in 1969, was subsequently often used as a sample in hip-hop and drum and n-bass .
A drum solo with a duration of 5.20 seconds and consisting of 4 bars was sampled from the song “Amen, Brother”, released in the 1960s by The Winstons . The song is an accelerated instrumental adaptation of old gospel music. The Winstons version was released on the B Color He Father EP EP in 1969 on Metromedia  and is now available on a 12 "record along with other songs from The Winstons. Amen was often used in early hip-hop tracks and sampled music, and is the basis for many drum and bass tracks.
Like many other samples, the copyright story is very complicated. Neither the drummer Gregory Coleman, nor the copyright holder Richard Spencer , the Grammy Award winner and the creator of the hit Color Him Father, have received any royalties for using samples.
At the end of 2015, as a token of gratitude, British music lovers collected 24,000 pounds sterling, the check for which was handed to Richard Spencer (the direct author of the sample fragment Coleman died in 2006)   .