The 50 Greatest Chicago Rap Songs

#39. Da Brat f/ The Notorious B.I.G. & Jermaine Dupri "Da B Side"

Year: 1995
Produced By: Jermaine Dupri
Album: Bad Boys OST
Label: Work/Sony

Believe it or not, back in the mid-'90s, Da Brat was one of the biggest artists in hip-hop. First female rapper to go platinum? Check. The go-to female featured artist of that era? Check. So it was only right that she'd collaborate with the King of New York. That was a rite of passage, after all. This Jermaine Dupri–produced, Gap Band–sampling banger was the standout cut on an otherwise boring Bad Boys soundtrack.

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