The Accidental Success and Freaky Legacy of ‘Wait (The Whisper Song)’

15 years ago, the Ying Yang Twins created a raunchy rap classic with a surprising shelf life

Eric Ducker
LEVEL
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9 min readFeb 19, 2020

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Eric Ducker
LEVEL
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Writer and editor living in the great state of California. You can find his work at the New York Times, The Ringer, NPR and other outlets. ericducker@gmail.com