One Hit Wonders Revisited

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  • Eminem, Hotstylz
  • 50 Cent, Audio Two
  • T.I., The Showboys
  • Diddy, the Luniz
  • Mariah Carey
  • Fergie
  • Nas, T La Rock, It's Yours
  • Jennifer Lopez, Craig Mack

T.I. featuring Lil Wayne's "Ball" and the Showboys' "Drag Rap (Trigga Man)."

The distinctive intro and 808 patterns from this Queens duo's 1986 12-inch hit was chopped up and preserved on the bounce beat for T.I.'s certified Gold lead single off his eighth studio album, Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head (2012).

(Photos from left: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images, Profile Records)

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