DJ Quik Produced “Addictive”


2002 gave us a lot of hits. Clipse’s “Grindin’,” Missy Elliot’s “Work It,” Nelly’s “Hot In Herre,” and Cam’Ron’s “Oh Boy” were among them. But you can’t debate about the best song and beat that year without bringing up Truth Hurts’ “Addictive.” Where Black music is usually known for sampling itself [i.e. Jazz, Blues, Funk, Hip-Hop] DJ Quik went all the way left, well east actually, and sampled some Hindi music. Unfortunately, the “Addictive” is largely remembered for producing a $500 million lawsuit from the creators of the song that was sampled from. But hey, the beat is so epic that it might have been worth it.

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