The Rundown: Tyga, Hotel California

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"Hit Em Up" feat. Jadakiss and Tupac

This song has an interesting backstory: It was originally released on Youtube, and featured a third verse consisting of  Tyga trading lines with unreleased vocals from Tupac himself. Musically, it was well-executed and brought the song's energy up; conceptually, the thought of Tyga, a young rapper with strong pop-rap leanings, collaborating with a revolutionary gangsta-rap icon like Pac was troublesome to say the least. Either way, presumably due to sample clearance issues, the Pac vocals didn't make the final cut. We're left with a banging Jadakiss verse over a decent but straightforward Tyga song, one that sounds a lot like many other songs on the album (as well as 2 Chainz' "I'm Different," which DJ Mustard also produced).

(Photos from left: PNP/ WENN, Johnny Nunez/WireImage, Raymond Boyd/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)