500 Greatest Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

R. Kelly, 'Ignition (Remix)'
494/500

494. R. Kelly, 'Ignition (Remix)'

Writer: Kelly
Producer: Kelly
Released: Oct. '02, Jive
42 weeks; No. 2

R. Kelly's automotive metaphors for booty-knockin' in "Ignition" are subtler than they might've been; the lyrics were toned down at the request of a Chicago radio station. On Chocolate Factory, the original version of the song segued immediately into the hit remix.

Appears on: Chocolate Factory (Jive)

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