Produced by: Marley Marl
Samples: Al Green “The Letter” (1969)
Honorable mention(s): The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Long Kiss Goodnight”
Complex says: Yes, it's true you can clearly hear the sounds of Big's incredible "Long Kiss Goodnight" in the opening seconds of Green's "The Letter," but for the sake of diversity we're going with CNN on this one. Also because, you know, we don't wanna risk getting thrown off the 59th Street Bridge.
Capone-N-Noreaga f/ Mobb Deep & Tragedy Khadafi “L.A., L.A. (Kuwait Remix)” (1997)