It is always interesting to hear covers done of popular songs. They can either be so right that the covers surpass the originals. Think Amy Winehouse’s Valerie. Or they end up really grim and make the cover singer sound like a complete nonce. But there is a special kind of cool when rap songs are covered in ways that are most certainly not rap.

Here are five of the best:

Nelly’s Hot in Herre by Jenny Owen Youngs

Lil John’s Get Low by Dan Henig

50 Cent’s In Da Club by Ewan Wardrop

Snoop Dogg’s Gin and Juice by The Gourds

Dr Dre’s Bitches ain’t shit by Ben Folds

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