+11 Jay Z Best Songs Top Tens References. Nas's flow, his lyricism, and the beat make this song iconic and easily one of the best rap songs of all time. Well, of course it depends on the criteria you choose to use in determining his best songs.
You could judge by sales. “new day,” watch the throne (2011): 2…hard knock life (1999) this song reigned in 1998, even receiving a grammy nomination at the 41st annual grammy awards.
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2…Hard Knock Life (1999) This Song Reigned In 1998, Even Receiving A Grammy Nomination At The 41St Annual Grammy Awards.
Not only just a song anticipating fatherhood, “new day” is a reflection on kanye and jay’s own. ’99 problems’ saw jay reconnect with rick rubin as, he explains in fade to black, he attempted to “recapture that feeling i had when i was a kid.”. Arguably one of his greatest storytelling songs.
“New Day,” Watch The Throne (2011):
The illmatic is seen as the greatest rap album ever and this is. You could judge by popularity. Another song showcasing his story telling ability.
Now She's My Miss America.
Album vol 2.hard knock life. This list only includes the first billed artist for the given track. Most, if not all of them, are classic in some way.
7 ‘Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)’ Feat.
Down like she 'posed to be. This song should be higher on this list. If you grew up in the hood then you understand why this song is so fire.