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Fred Durst didn’t entirely deserve to become nü-metal’s whipping boy

The musical story of Fred Durst is of an unremarkable white guy completely out-kicking his coverage. Like Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Kurt Cobain before him, Durst took a subpar vocal ability and made hay. If he’d been as talented as the guys he managed to coax into doing guest verses on his albums, he would have been out of reach.