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The Takeover

Check out the tracks that inspired some of today’s biggest urban artists. We’re rolling out 10 each from Tinie Tempah, Jason Derulo, Giggs, Wretch 32, and J. Cole (in that order). See the full tracklists on The Takeover site. Contains strong language.

Last updated: 19 Aug 2014Tracks: 50

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  • Ready Or Not Fugees
  • Gin And Juice Snoop Dogg
  • Lets Talk About Sex Salt‐N‐Pepa
  • Invincible (feat. Kelly Rowland) Tinie Tempah
  • Thong Song Sisqó
  • Informer Snow
  • Afro Juju Lo Gbede Sir Shina Peters
  • I Feel For You Chaka Khan
  • Get Ur Freak On Missy Elliott
  • Big Pimpin’ (feat. Underground Kingz) Jay Z
  • Yeah! (feat. Lil Jon & Ludacris) Usher
  • In Da Club 50 Cent
  • Pony (Jump On It) (feat. Ginuwine) Tough Love
  • Try Again Aaliyah
  • Dear Mama 2Pac
  • Killing Me Softly With His Song Fugees
  • Stan (feat. Dido) Eminem
  • There's Nothing Like This Omar
  • It Was a Good Day Ice Cube
  • Scenario (feat. Leaders of the New School) A Tribe Called Quest
  • Where You Been 2 Chainz
  • Gangsta Gangsta N.W.A
  • Hit Em Wit Da Hee (feat. Lil’ Kim & Mocha) Missy Elliott
  • Backstroke Teedra Moses
  • Make Em Say Uhh! Master P
  • Sex Weed R. Kelly
  • Brooklyn's Finest (feat. The Notorious B.I.G.) Jay Z
  • Back to Life (However Do You Want Me) (feat. Caron Wheeler) Soul II Soul
  • They Don't Know Jon B.
  • Keep Ya Head Up 2Pac
  • Caramel Kisses Faith Evans
  • Undercover Lover Smooth
  • All Falls Down (feat. Syleena Johnson) Kanye West
  • Best Friend Brandy
  • Ex-Factor Lauryn Hill
  • Elevators (Me & You) OutKast
  • Blaze A 50 Nas
  • Brain Damage Eminem
  • Tears In Heaven Eric Clapton
  • No Woman, No Cry Fugees
  • Unconditional Love 2Pac
  • You Must Love Me JAY-Z
  • 100 Bars Canibus
  • Gimme Some More Busta Rhymes