Covers and Sampling
"Liberian Girl" has been sampled and covered by various musicians:
In 1990, Chicago-based jazz musician Chico Freeman recorded an instrumental jazz version for his album You'll Know When You Get There.
In 1996, hip hop artist MC Lyte sampled the song on "Keep On, Keepin' On" featuring R&B group Xscape. The song released first on the soundtrack for Sunset Park and later on MC Lyte's fifth album Bad As I Wanna B.
In 1999, American singer Jennifer Lopez's song "If You Had My Love" contains a sample from "Liberian Girl" only on a remix called 'Dark Child Master Mix'
In 2001, the song was sampled on the late American rapper 2Pac's songs "Letter 2 My Unborn", on his fourth posthumous album Until the End of Time and "The Thug in Me" (Original Version).
In 2007, Canadian rapper Roi Heenok sampled the song on his track "La Coka Coka", in French and released on his album Cocaïno Rap Musique: Volume 1.