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The 100 Best Hip-Hop One-Hit Wonders

41. Ahmad "Back in the Day" (1994)

Producer: Redfoo
Album: Ahmad
Label: Giant / Reprise / Warner Bros. Records


The irony of Ahmad's hit single "Back In The Day" is that he was actually a 19-year-old kid when he sang the song that goes: "Back in the days when I was young / I'm not a kid anymore..." Perhaps owing to his maturity, the LA-bred MC would go on to graduate from Stanford and become a sought-after public speaker, despite never having another real hit.

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