The 98 Best Songs of 1998: Pop's Weirdest Year

In 1998, boundaries blew open and new genres were invented each week. We look back at the best, brightest and weirdest from a pivotal year in pop

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94. Foxy Brown, "Hot Spot"

"Everybody has their gimmick," Foxy explained to Rolling Stone in 1998. "Lauryn is very positive. Missy and Da Brat are sorta fun and hardcore. Then you have Foxy, who is, like, sex." The Brooklyn rapper stays very on brand in "Hot Spot," balling at the club with her girls – like she said, "Every woman has a Foxy Brown in her." Best line: "MCs wanna eat me but it's Ramadan."

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