5. Digable Planets, "Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)"
Jazz-rap trio Digable Planets may not have reached the same level of fame as their peers A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, but they still produced a breezy, catchy mega-hit with"Rebirth of Slick." Between the pulsating bass and infectious "I'm cool like dat" refrain, it's no wonder the single hit the Billboard Top 20. Savvy Nineties-rap fans rejoiced when Digable Planets member Ishmael "Butterfly" Butler resurfaced more than 15 years later with the heady, avant-garde-leaning Shabazz Palaces.