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DIRECT EFFECT PRESENTS: Straight Up Hip-Hop All Week 2005

All this week, we at MTV are getting down on our knees and thanking our lucky stars that the gods created hip-hop. Without hip-hop, what would we move our bodies to?

Watch as "Direct Effect" premieres the hottest new videos in the game this week, and pays tribute to the most significant hip-hop videos of the new millennium. And be sure to come back here every day to see the "Direct Effect" lists of the best of the best.

Wildest Styles of the 2Gs

5. Eminem - "Just Lose It"
4. Beastie Boys - "Ch-Check It Out"
3. Missy Elliott - "Work It"
2. Outkast - "Roses"
1. Ludacris - "Number One Spot/ The Potion" (winner)



Best Cameos of the 2Gs

5. Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule -"I'm Real (remix)"
4. Amerie featuring Eve- "1 Thing"
3. Ciara featuring Missy Elliott - "1, 2, Step"
4. Destiny's Child featuring T.I. & Lil' Wayne - "Soldier"
5.Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z - "Crazy in Love" (winner)

Best Young Gs of the 2Gs

5. J-Kwon featuring Petey Pablo and Ebony Eyes - "Get XXX'd"
4. Cassidy - "I'm a Hustla"
3. T.I. - "You Don't Know Me"
4. Lloyd Banks - "On Fire"
5. The Game featuring 50 Cent - "How We Do" (winner)

Best Collaborations of the 2Gs

5. Twista featuring Kanye West and Jamie Foxx- "Slow Jamz"
4. Ja Rule featuring Fat Joe and Jadakiss - "New York"
3. The Game featuring 50 Cent - "Hate It or Love It"
2. Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz featuring the Ying Yang Twins - "Get Low"
1. Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell - "Drop It Like It's Hot" (winner)

Best MCs of the 2Gs

5. 50 Cent - "In Da Club"
4. Kanye West - "Jesus Walks"
3. Eminem - "Lose Yourself"
Nas - "One Mic" vs. Jay-Z - "99 Problems"





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