20. Lil Wayne f/ Robin Thicke "Shooter" (2005)
Producer: Robin Thicke
Album: Tha Carter II
Label: Cash Money, Young Money, Universal
Today it's hard to imagine a time when Wayne's radio presence was anything but ubiquitous, but in the "Shooter" era he was still chiding regionalist stations for being "rapper racist region haters." Of course, hearing Wayne over such accessible and bluesy, Gang Starr-inspired production-borrowed wholesale from Robin Thicke's "Oh Shooter-would be one of the first steps to converting those nonbelievers.