DMX f/ Marilyn Manson "The Omen" (1998)
Rapper-rocker collaborations are dangerous gambits. For every successful Run–D.M.C. and Aerosmith pairing, there are a hundred Ja Rule and Metallica fiascos. DMX tried one on 1998's Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood, tapping Marilyn Manson for the hook on "The Omen." But Manson sabotages X's hip-hop Faustus story as soon as he shows up. For one, he just repeats the hook from the prequel to this song ("Damien"). But more imporantly, it sounds like he's just mumbling throaty nonsense over Jason movie ad-libs. In the end, his contributions were neither original or enjoyable.