Murderer: Ludacris

Album: God's Son
Label: Ill Will/Columbia
Producer: Salaam Remi
Cold Cases: Trina's "B R Right," Big Boi's "Tomb of The Boom," Young Buck's "Stomp," The Game's "Ya Heard"

Oh, you thought Luda was only comfortable on bouncy Southern-tinged beats? Think again. While Nas and Jada might have treated this as just another 16 to add to their illustrious portfolios, Luda came back for the first time with a vengeance. It felt like Cris was out to prove that he could hold his own alongside two of NYC's most prolific spitters. And that he did. If you don't believe us, watch the crowd reaction at the 1:20 mark here.