"Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal." —T.S. Eliot
"No idea's original." —Nas
Who rocked this unoriginal idea better? "No Idea's Original" samples "I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby," while T.S. Eliot's quote comes from The Sacred Wood, a book that you have to get from the library or on your "Nook." Either way, it has no beat to speak of. Verdict: Nas gets the championship belt for this one.
So yeah, nobody is really an original. And they definitely aren't coming up with original ways of titling their works of art, either. It was easier not to notice this pre-iTunes, but now that you can line up your entire library by song title, the lack of originality in naming tracks is more evident than ever. Oh, you have a song called "Molly"? So do eight other rappers. (Tyga > Stuey Rock > 8TMG, if you were wondering).
But which artists get to call the song title their own? We put 42 songs across genres head-to-head, to solve once and for all Who Rocked it Best: Battle of the Same Song Titles.