100 Best Songs of the 2000s

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Snoop Dogg, 'Drop It Like It's Hot'

The boasts are vintage Snoop: "I'm a gangsta, but y'all knew that." But the Neptunes' beat was light years from G-funk: a couple of tongue clicks, the odd drum machine hit and synth chord or two – the most deliciously minimalist music every to slink its way to the top of Billboard Hot 100.

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