Twenty-Five Influential Hip Hop One-Hit Wonders

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  • Bone Crusher, 'Never Scared'
  • DJ Kool, 'Let Me Clear My Throat'
  • Apache, 'Gangsta Bitch,' A Tribe Called Quest
  • The Pack, 'Vans'
  • Khia, 'My Neck, My Back (Lick It)'
  • Cali Swag District, 'Teach Me How to Dougie'
  • Audio Two, 'Top Billin'
  • Mims, 'This Is Why I'm Hot'
  • DJ Webstar and Young B, 'Chicken Noodle Soup'
  • MC T Tucker and DJ Irv, 'Where Dey At,' Three-Six Mafia
  • The Showboys, 'Drag Rap (Trigga Man),' Lil Wayne, Currensy, David Banner
  • Wreckx-N-Effect, 'Rump Shaker,' Teddy Riley, Pharrell Williams, Whitney Houston
  • Crucial Conflict, 'Hay,' Bone Thugs N Harmony, Twista
  • Shawn Brown, 'Rappin' Duke,' the Notorious B.I.G.
  • Playaz Circle, 'Duffle Bag Boy,' feat. Lil Wayne, Ludacris, 2 Chainz
  • Tim Dog, 'F*ck Compton'
  • Apache
  • Vanilla Ice, 'Ice Ice Baby'
  • Craig Mack, 'Flava In Ya Ear'
  • Luniz, 'I Got 5 on It,' Diddy, R. Kelly
  •  Young MC, 'Bust a Move'
  • Tag Team, 'Whoomp (There It Is)'
  • 95 South, 'Whoot, There It Is'
  • J.J. Fad, 'Supersonic,' NWA
  • Can-I-Bus, 'Second Round K.O.,' LL Cool J
  • T La Rock & Jazzy Jeff, 'It's Yours,' Nas, Rakim, Public Enemy

Apache, 'Gangsta B**'

Late New Jersey rapper Apache, a member of Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit, landed this A Tribe Called Questproduced hit, a subversively romantic tribute to ride-or-die chicks, in 1993 before dropping off the radar.

(Photo: Tommy Boy)

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