The Great Grinding Debate: Which Song Is Freakiest?
Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. From time to time, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture.
Today's Panel: Bun B, Slim Thug, Z-Ro, OG Ron C, Chingo Bling, Kane, Preemo, Fat Tony, Mr. Wired Up (Oh Boy), Mic Skills, KAB, #Thurogod and more.
Not Invited: Freddy Krueger
This Week's Prompt: What is the best all-time song to have playing while you grind on someone at the club?
Bun B: I wouldn't know. At all.
Slim Thug: "Bump and Grind," R. Kelly.
Z-Ro: "Head, Head and Mo Head."
KAB: What [Z-Ro] said.
Kiotti: If you're a man, any old school Luke songs will do; R. Kelly old school. These young ladies prefer Trey Songz.
RUKUS: Adina Howard, "T-Shirt and Panties."
Rap Round Table: That's better than her "Freak Like Me" song?
RUKUS: Easily. "Freak Like Me" is too uptempo. Trust me on this one. Ginuwine's "So Anxious" works wonders too.
Fat Tony: [Juvenile's] "Back That Azz Up" blew me away at age 11 and still does almost every time I hear it. Great song to wind to at any event.
Medicine Girl: Why Rick Ross' "Hustlin'," of course, that way you can stay M.O.E. while you're poppin' that P on a G.
Mr. Wired Up (Oh Boy) [laughs]: Well, I would say one of my songs, "Start Over Again." But I would have to say... naw... I'ma say my song [laughs].
Preemo: "Flex" by Mad Cobra. Nothing funny about that one. That's baby-making music.
KDOGG: Jamie Foxx, "3 Letter Word."
Rockaway (Producer): I know you didn't ask me, but I gotta say all these rappers would be lying if they didn't it was that Next song "Too Close." I went to a friend's "family" barbecue one time and that came on the boombox and everybody stopped what they were doing and GRINDED.
Delo: Any R. Kelly song from the '90s.
Mac: I can't say just one. "Back That Azz" by Juvey, some R. Kelly. Man, it ain't really matter, long as she got a fat ass.
Kyle Hubbard: Naturally, Wax-A-Million's "No Panties on the Dance Floor." It's the best jam in most situations.
Brad Gilmore: "London Bridge" by Fergie. Pause... there's a back story to it. I was in 8th grade at a house party and the girl I always liked started to grind on me. In my head, I was like, "Swag." I thought I reached Live G status. So I shall always say "London Bridge."
#Thurogod: "Splackavellie" by Preesha.
Chingo Bling: "Charanga" by Fandango USA.
Kane: Z-Ro, "One Deep" [laughs]. Nah, it would have to be "12 Play," R. Kelly. There is a lot of dry-humping that goes on when this comes on.
Mic Skills: Top Five: Ginuwine, "Pony"; Ying Yang Twins ft. Lil' Jon, "Get Low"; Sean Paul, "Get Busy"; Missy, "Get Ur Freak On"; and Juvenile, "Back That Azz Up."
OG Ron C: R. Kelly, "Bump and Grind," and Silk, "Freak Me."
Bonus: The Two Best Responses Received On Twitter From Non-Rappers
@Autumn_Holcomb: Biggie's "I'm Fucking You Tonight." Is there anything better?
@DiscoVietnam: Terror Fabulous, "Action"
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