PopMatters has scoured the musical spectrum for the best examples of the protest song form, including anthems of great popularity and obscurity alike. Stay tuned all week as we unveil the top 100.
It's one of the strangest pop microcosms in history: singles released exclusively from Greatest Hits compilations. We rounded 'em up and ranked 'em to find out what is truly the greatest Greatest Hit of all.
"California Love" is what you get when you mix one of the greatest West Coast rappers with West Coast's greatest producer, and then bring in funk legend Roger Troutman for safe measure.