1. "You Don't Have To Call" recorded by: Usher, originally for: Michael Jackson
The King of Pop actually turned down a lot of songs during this time. I don't really see him saying, "tonight I'm goin' out wit' my n****s..."
2. "Gold Digger" recorded by Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx, originally for: Shawnna
"Gettin' Some Head" artist Shawnna originally turned the song down, so Kanye decided to keep it for himself with some alterations to suit a male.
3. "Irreplaceable" recorded by Beyonce, originally for: Chrisette Michele
Chrisette Michele might wish she took this one back. Beyonce made this a female anthem having all the girls saying, "To the left, to the left.."
4. "N*ggas In Paris" recorded by Kanye West & Jay-Z, originally for: Pusha T
Doing this song defiantly would have really put King Push on the map but he turned it down saying, "he wouldn't have attacked it the same way"
5. "Rock Your Body" recorded by Justin Timberlake, originally for: Michael Jackson
Another big song turned down by the Michael Jackson, this really helped Justin Timberlake because he put this on his first solo album "Justified"
6. "Nothin' On You" recorded by B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars, originally for: Lupe Fiasco
Lupe Fiasco wrote a version that was apparently rejected by the label. Lupe Fiasco said in an interview, "It was less about the bruised ego but more the audacity of it. It was mentally destructive"