Chop, Cut, Slice, Filter, Layer, Chop and rearrange until you can't tell where it came from. People are getting sued, more and more because of digital media. In the past they got away with it. But they decided to re-release the song on digital streaming platforms. Then BOOM, they got you.
Who sampled it, YouTube crate digger are telling on people.
Also with computer algorithms, it's real easy to find and match samples. So... like Quiet said clear it. But if you don't Chop, Cut, Slice, Filter, Layer, Chop and rearrange until you can't tell where it came from.
Loop Digger are going to get caught.
They just got, OLD TOWN ROAD for 25 Million for that Bobby Caldwell's "Carry On" sample.