By Michael Slezak
Updated April 14, 2008 at 12:00 PM EDT

Not that any of us should ever need an excuse to listen to “Funkdafied,” but rapper-turned-VH1-reality star Da Brat turns 34 today. All together now: “So lay back and listen as I catch up on my pimpin’/ And freak this duet just like Ashford and Simpson.” Genius.