Not only is “Slave 4 U” one of Britney’s biggest songs of her career, but Complex magazine thinks it’s one of the best Neptunes-produced beats of all time.

Britney is one of only three female solo-artist on the entire list (Kelis’ “Milkshake” and Gwen Stefani’s “Hollaback Girl” being the others).

From Complex:

“As rap quickly became America‚Äôs most popular music form, pop artists like Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake came to them looking to liven up their sounds with a little hip-hop attitude. The Neptunes responded with lush productions full of live instruments, with string and horn sections fleshing out the sound. When they started feeling boxed in by that, they went back to the drawing board, delivering a series of defiantly minimalist beats during the mid-to-late 2000s that redefined the genre’s production even as they genuflected to the sounds of the early days of rap.”

It’s rumored Pharrell from the Neptunes will collaborate with Britney on Album 8, and for once… we hope this rumor is TRUE!

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