Inspired by Close Encounters of the Third Kind, in particular the use of music to try to communicate with alien species, “UFO” is pretty much the sound of little green men having a breakdance battle. But the wobbly and weird sound of the record shortly thereafter became a favorite of hip-hop producers, ending up in more than 400 tracks(!) over the past three decades.
Read about 10 of the most sampled songs in pop music (including this one): https://www.treblezine.com/24825-10-of-the-most-sampled-songs-in-pop-music/
ESG has been influential across a wide range of musical genres, including hip hop, and dance-punk. The band's track "UFO" is one of the most sampled songs in history. 516 so far according to whosampled.com