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14. Slum Village f/ Kanye West & John Legend "Selfish" (2004)

Album: Detroit Deli (A Taste of Detroit)
Label: Capitol
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Between Baatin leaving the group and Dilla pursuing a solo career, Slum Village was going through some hard times when they put this track together. Fans were understandably skeptical, but for a moment "Selfish" calmed the masses. Kanye's production was beautifully atmospheric and sprinkled with a winning piano loop that gave the formerly underground group a mainstream hit.

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