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    Updated on Feb 15, 2020. Posted on May 11, 2017

    19 Early-’00s Rap Songs You Forgot You Once Downloaded From LimeWire

    Remember Lil' Zane?

    1. "Bad Boy This, Bad Boy That" — Da Band Feat. P. Diddy

    Bad Boy Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because the cheesecake episode of Making the Band overshadowed pretty much EVERYTHING this group could do.

    2. "Callin' Me" — Lil Zane

    Worldwide Entertainment

    Why you forgot about it: Because Lil Zane sounded TOO much like Tupac.

    3. "Oh No" — Mos Def Feat. Pharoahe Monch and Nate Dogg

    Rawkus Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because Mos Def's other creative ventures have kind of outshone his music.

    4. "My Projects" — Coo Coo Cal

    Tommy Boy

    Why you forgot about it: Because Coo Coo Cal didn't really follow up this single with a bigger one.

    5. "Raise Up" — Petey Pablo

    Jive Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because "Freak-A-Leak" everybody. "Freak-A-Leak"!!!

    6. "Caramel" — City High Feat. Eve

    Interscope

    Why you forgot about it: Because their first single, "What Would You Do?" earned a damn grammy nomination. It's hard to top that.

    7. "Round and Round" — Jonell Feat. Method Man

    Rawkus Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because it's really hard to follow up a second hit that doesn't feature Method Man.

    8. "Lights, Camera Action!" — Mr. Cheeks

    Universal Music Group

    Why you forgot about it: Because they didn't play it on radio quite enough to make it stick in your head forever.

    9. "Ballin' Boy" — No Good

    Loud Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because you probably don't even remember the group.

    10. "Shut Up" — Trick Daddy Feat. Trina, Co, Duece, and Poppito

    Atlantic Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because "I'm A Thug" and "Nann" are ICONIC, and are probably still stuck in your head.

    11. "Choppa Style" — Choppa Feat. Master P

    Take Fo'

    Why you forgot about it: Because Choppa didn't release any songs that were as big after this single. Even though "Wobble For Me" shoulda blew up too!

    12. "Get Your Roll On" — Big Tymers

    Cash Money Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because "Still Fly" was and still is the definitive smash hit involving these two.

    13. "Tell Me" — Smilez & Southstar

    Trans Continental Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because this was their only hit song.

    14. "Oooh" — De La Soul Feat. Redman

    Tommy Boy

    Why you forgot about it: You didn't exactly forget about it, you just thought it was Redman's song because of his infectious chorus.

    15. "Wobble Wobble" — 504 Boyz

    No Limit Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because this song kind of sounded like a lot of what Cash Money was doing at the time. And there ain't no toppin' "Back Dat Azz Up."

    16. "Fatty Girl" — Ludacris, LL Cool J, and Keith Murray

    Universal Music Group

    Why you forgot about it: Because LL Cool J and Ludacris' discography is crazy. This jam just got lost in it.

    17. "Big Head" — Ms. Jade

    Interscope Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because "Ching Ching" got more airplay. Most likely because of the Nelly Furtado feature.

    18. "They Ain't Ready" — Ruff Ryders Feat. Jadakiss and Bubba Sparxxx

    Interscope Records

    Why you forgot about it: Noooo clue! This song was flames. You trippin.

    19. "Let's Get It" — G. Dep Feat. P. Diddy and Black Rob

    Bad Boy Records

    Why you forgot about it: Because "Special Delivery" is probably the more recognizable G. Dep song.

    Now take a stroll down memory lane with these forgotten gems.

    Even Spotify forgot about "Ballin' Boy," "Choppa Style," "Tell Me," and "Oooh." And they should be embarrassed — but that's why you won't find them on this list.

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