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Amy Linden, Vibe, August 1998

AT THE END of the day, chances are that 92 percent of all pop songs are about getting laid. Granted, that's a random number, but accuracy be damned. The fact remains that getting some, be it everlasting true love or a convenient booty call, is the motivating force behind most of the music we dig. And as a subject matter goes, sex is not a half-bad thing to fixate on. However, what matters most sometimes is not what you call your loverboy/girl but how you call 'em.

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