Jay-Z: Top 5 Songs of All Time Ranked

Top 5 Tracks of Jay-Z

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All about Jay-Z 

Who is Jay-Z: Jay-Z was born as Shawn Corey Carter on December 4, 1969. The Blueprint (2001), The Black Album (2003), American Gangster (2007), and 4:44 (2017) were some of his internationally acclaimed albums that paved his way to fame. He was also the CEO of Def Jam Recordings which gave successful reality on the careers of artists such as Kanye West, Rihanna, and J. Cole. He is a well-known billionaire business man where he spearheaded businesses in various fields such as the clothing retailer Rocawear, the luxury sports bar chain 40/40 Club (2003), the entertainment company Roc Nation(2008), the tech company Aspiro (2015) and a line of cannabis products, Monogram in 2020. He was the first rapper in the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recognized his as the first solo rapped to be inducted in.

Full Name: Shawn Corey Carter

Born: December 4, 1969

Origin: New York City, New York, U.S.

Other names: The Carter Administration – Jigga – Hova – El Presidente – HOV

Genres: Hip hop

Zodiac: Sagittarius

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We freaking love music here at Unwrapped, and we adore Jay-Z. In our humble opinion, here are the BEST FIVE SONGS by the legendary Jay-Z (most liked, listened and downloaded songs) across the web!!!

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Five All-Time Best Songs of Jay-Z

        1. Ni**as In Paris
        2. Numb/ Encore
        3. Empire Estate Of Mind
        4. No Church In The Wild
        5. Run This Town

Ni**as In Paris

Length: 3:39

Release: 2012

Opening Lyrics:

We’re gonna skate to one song and one song only
Ball so hard, motherfuckers wanna fine me
So I ball so hard, motherfuckers wanna fine me
But first niggas gotta find me
What’s fifty grand to a motherfucker like me?
Can you please remind me?
(Ball so hard) this shit crazy
Y’all don’t know that don’t shit faze me
The Nets could go 0 for 82
And I look at you like this shit gravy
(Ball so hard) this shit weird
We ain’t even ‘posed to be here
but since we here
It’s only right that we’d be fair
Psycho, I’m liable to go Michael, take your pick
Jackson, Tyson, Jordan, Game 6

Numb/ Encore

Length: 3:25

Release: 2017

Opening Lyrics:

Thank you, thank you, thank you, you’re far too kind
Whoo! Aha, uh, whoo, yeah! Ready
Whoo, whoo, whoo!
Can I get an encore, do you want more
Cookin’ raw with the Brooklyn boy
So for one last time I need y’all to roar
Uh, uh, uh, uh, yeah!
Now, what the hell are you waitin’ for
After me, there shall be no more
So for one last time, make some noise
Get ’em Jay!
Who you know fresher than Hov’? Riddle me that
The rest of y’all know where I’m lyrically at
Can’t none of y’all mirror me back
Yeah, hearin’ me rap is like hearin’ G rap in his prime

Empire Estate Of Mind

Length: 4:36

Release: 2017

Opening Lyrics:

Yeah, I’m out that Brooklyn, now I’m down in Tribeca
Right next to DeNiro, but I’ll be hood forever
I’m the new Sinatra, and since I made it here
I can make it anywhere, yeah, they love me everywhere
I used to cop in Harlem, hola, my Dominicanos (dímelo)
Right there up on Broadway, brought me back to that McDonald’s
Took it to my stashbox, 560 State Street
Catch me in the kitchen like a Simmons whippin’ pastry
Cruisin’ down 8th St, off-white Lexus
Drivin’ so slow, but BK is from Texas
Me, I’m out that Bed-Stuy, home of that boy Biggie
Now I live on Billboard and I brought my boys with me
Say what up to Ty-Ty, still sippin’ Mai Tais
Sittin’ courtside, Knicks and Nets give me high five
Nigga I be Spike’d out, I could trip a referee (come on, come on, come on)
Tell by my attitude that I’m most definitely from


No Church In The Wild

Length: 4:32

Release: 2012

Opening Lyrics:

Human beings in a mob
What’s a mob to a king?
What’s a king to a God?
What’s a God to a non-believer
Who don’t believe in anything?
Will he make it out alive?
Alright, alright
No church in the wild
Tears on the mausoleum floor
Blood stains the Coliseum doors
Lies on the lips of a priest
Thanksgiving disguised as a feast
Rollin’ in the Rolls-Royce Corniche
Only the doctors got this, I’m hidin’ from police
Cocaine seats
All white like I got the whole thing bleached

Run This Town

Length: 4:27

Release: 2018

Opening Lyrics:

Feel it comin’ in the air
Hear the screams from everywhere
I’m addicted to the thrill
It’s a dangerous love affair
Can’t be scared when it goes down
Got a problem, tell me now
Only thing that’s on my mind
Is who’s gonna run this town tonight…
Is who’s gonna run this town tonight…
We gonna run this town
We are
Yeah I said it
We are
This is Roc Nation
Pledge your allegiance
Get y’all black tees on
All black everything
Black cards, black cars
All black everything
And our girls are blackbirds
Ridin’ with they dillingers
I’d get more in depth
If you boys really real enough


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