Songs That Definitively Prove The Mid-Noughties Were THE Era For Strutting Alternate title: Missy Elliott has always been flawless but there are also other great songs for strutting from this era and here they all are.
But here's the thing, you guys. Missy slayed without even performing her TWO BEST SONGS FOR STRUTTING LIKE A BAD BITCH WHEN YOU'RE WALKING DOWN THE STREET.
In fact, the mid-noughties in general was the definitive era for music to strut to.
Aside from "Lose Control," mid-noughties Missy also served us "
I'm Really Hot" and " Pass That Dutch," which will have you walking down the street like:
Missy is also featured on Ciara's "
1, 2 Step," which will have you one, two, steppin' down the street on your way to work.
But it wasn't just Missy and Ciara who had songs to strut to on lock. J. Lo was all over it with "
Cassie was on it with "
Me & U."
The Black Eyed Peas put the pep back in your step with "
Diddy and Christina Aguilera had you struttin' up a storm with "
While we're on the topic of iconic collaborations, let's just address the tri-fecta that ruled the mid-noughties: Timbaland, Justin Timberlake, and Nelly Furtado. Timbaland's album brought us "
Give It To Me" and " The Way I Are." You:
... And Justin Timberlake literally put the sexy back into your walk with "
SexyBack" and " My Love."
Meanwhile, the legendary Miss Britney Spears released what is probably the greatest song of all time, both in relation to strutting and just in life, "
Oh, and Kelis basically changed all of our sexy walks forever when she released "
Although none of us knew any of the words, Sean Paul still turned up the heat in our walks "
Temperature." So hot, in fact, that we were all like:
Usher had you strutting up to the club like a boss with "
... And Gwen Stefani had you rocking up to school like you were the Queen Bee with "
Flo-Rida made us all want boots with (faux) fur trim to strut down the street in with "
And after a few drinks, we all strutted through the club to "
Tipsy" by J-Kwon.
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