The single stroke 4 has been used effectively by some of the greats such as Tony Williams, Neil Peart, and John Bonham. This rudiment seems plain enough but if we apply it to different drums, experiment with the phrasing, and work it up to speed, it can sound really impressive. Here are just a couple of applications.
These are just a couple of ways to use the Single Stroke 4. With a little experimentation, you can definitely come up with many more creative ways to use it.