The 50 Best Timbaland Beats

44. Nicole f/ Mocha & Missy Elliott "Make It Hot" (1998)

Album: Make It Hot
Label: Goldmind/Elektra

"Make It Hot" kicked off Nicole Wray's ill-fated but underrated singing career with guest bars from Missy Elliott and Mocha, Nicole's memorable chorus, and production laced with Timbaland's beatboxing, Latin-sounding keys and the same Mandrill sample that Kanye would nick a few years later to open "Two Words" off his debut album The College Dropout.

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