17 Hip-Hop & RnB Songs You’ll Only Appreciate If You Grew Up In The Noughties

19 October 2018, 16:16

50 Cent In Da Club

Get ready for the ultimate throwback 00's playlist, filled with massive songs from the likes of 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, Akon, T-Pain...

The 1990's delivered countless classics but the 2000’s followed up with a selection of Hip-Hop and R&B music that still lives in the heart of music fans.

Filled with nothing but bangers from the likes of 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, Akon and more, we’ve put together the biggest bangers from your childhood. 

Check out the songs you’ll only appreciate if you grew up in the noughties below:

(Warning: Some of these tracks contain strong language that some people may find offensive.)


Usher Feat. Alicia Keys - 'My Boo'

Usher and Alicia Keys were the soundtrack to relationships and heartbreaks in the mid-Noughties.

50 Cent - 'In Da Club'

50 Cent exploded onto the Hip-Hop scene with his unforgettable club banger 'In Da Club'!

R. Kelly - 'Ignition' (Remix)

R. Kelly was one of the kings of Noughties R&B - solidifying his status with the timeless remix to 'Ignition'...

Missy Elliott - 'Get Ur Freak On'

Missy Elliott had everyone rapping the words to her catchy 2001 single 'Get Ur Freak On'! What a throwback... 

T-Pain Feat. Yung Joc - 'Buy You A Drank'

T-Pain truly introduced the Hip-Hop world to autotune in the Noughties and dominated the charts with his unforgettable hit alongside Yung Joc.

Ne-Yo - 'Sexy Love'

Usher showed off his R&B excellence on seductive 00's slow jam 'Sexy Love'...

Rihanna - 'S.O.S'

Rihanna was a star early on in her career and her 2006 smash 'S.O.S' was proof! 

Chris Brown - 'With You'

Chris Brown's back catalogue is remarkable! And one of his biggest songs from the Noughties saw him sing about a special woman in his life...

Soulja Boy Feat. Sammi - 'Kiss Me Through The Phone'

Soulja Boy followed up the groundbreaking success of 'Crank Dat' with another banger... What a song!

Keri Hilson Feat. Kanye West & Ne-Yo - 'Knock You Down'

Keri Hilson teamed up with Kanye West and Ne-Yo for one of the biggest R&B songs from the 2000's. This will bring back memories!

Lil Wayne - 'A Milli'

Lil Wayne was the self-professed "best rapper alive" in the 2000's and his bass-heavy Hip-Hop anthem was proof of his impact!

Sean Kingston - 'Beautiful Girls'

Sean Kingston announced himself to the music world with his catchy R&B hit 'Beautiful Girls'. This quickly became a popular song on ringtones, Myspace playlists and more.

Akon Feat. Eminem - 'Smack That'

Akon was one of the biggest artists in Hip-Hip back in the 2000's and linked up with Eminem for an unforgettable hit!

Destiny's Child Feat. Lil Wayne & T.I. - 'Soldier'

Destiny's Child collaborated with the two hottest rappers of the 00's for a throwback Hip-Hop anthem.

Bobby Valentino - 'Slow Down'

Bobby Valentino was responsible for one of the best R&B slow jams of the 2000's. What a song!

Mario - 'Let Me Love You'

R&B was very strong in the Noughties and Mario's smash hit 'Let Me Love You' was a standout.

Nelly Feat. Kelly - 'Dilemma'

Any Noughties playlist wouldn't be complete with Nelly and Kelly's timeless collaboration 'Dilemma'! #CoupleGoals