43. Boogie Down Productions "The Bridge Is Over" (1987)
Producer: Scott La Rock, KRS-One
Album: Criminal Minded
When a brutally honest Mr. Magic told KRS-One and Scott La Rock that their record "Success Is The Word" was "wack,"it sparked the legendary "Bridge Wars." BDP recorded "South Bronx," aimed at Magic and his Juice Crew, primarily MC Shan, who had been making noise with "The Bridge." Shan retorted with "Kill That Noise," which resulted in KRS delivering the knockout blow that is "The Bridge Is Over." Taking the "Impeach The President" snare from "Eric B. Is President" (which was produced by Marley Marl), KRS played his version of Supercat's "Boops" on piano and borrowed the melody of Billy Joel's "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" for the hook to create the ether that made Roxanne Shante's soul burn slow.