100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time

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60. Beastie Boys, "Hold It, Now Hit It"

Before the Beasties dominated MTV, they launched a sneak attack on black radio with this hard-hitting, White Castle-referencing jam. "The fact that they were white definitely made them stand out," said Def Jam's Russell Simmons. "But they were ultimately accepted by black people because they were good."

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