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Top 10 Jay-Z Lyrics

Jay-Z Empire State of MindJay Z Izzo
Jay-Z 99 ProblemsJay-Z Excuse me miss

More than a businessman and rapper, Jay-Z is a hip hop legend. From the "Hard Knock Life" in the projects of Brooklyn to later selling over 30 million copies of his albums in the US alone, Jay-Z is definitely making his mark in hip hop. These Top 10 Jay-Z Lyrics highlight the "H to the izz-O, V to the izz-A" moments of his career. Being a former CEO of Def Jam Records and co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records, makes this high school drop-out one of the most financially successful rappers in the US. Nominated for five 2010 Grammys, it seems like this "Big Pimpin" legend is still going strong. So check out the Top 10 Jay-Z Lyrics, and let us know which songs are "The flow o' the century...oh it's timeless..."

10) 'Empire State of Mind'

"Welcome to the melting pot, corners where we selling rock / Afrika bambaataa sh--t, home of the hip hop / Yellow cab, gypsy cab, dollar cab, holla back" (Read More)

9) 'Dirt Off Your Shoulder'

"All the ladies they love me / From the bleachers they screamin / All the ballers is bouncin they like the way I be leanin / All the rappers be hatin, off the track that I'm makin / But all the hustlers they love it just to see one of us make it" (Read More)

8) 'Heart of the City'

"Don't wanna have to cock back the four pound bar / Look scrapper I got nephews to look after / I'm not looking at you dudes, I'm looking past ya / I thought I told you characters I'm not a rapper" (Read More)

7) 'Money Ain't a Thing'

"Jigga's style is love, X and O / Save all your accolades, just the dough / My game is wide, all lames aside / Tryin to stay alive, hundred thou' for the bracelet / Foolish ain't I? The chain'll strain ya eye" (Read More)

6) 'Death of Auto-Tune (D.O.A)'

"But the music yall makin gonna make it the great depression / Your lack of aggression / Pull your skirt back down, grow a set, men" (Read More)

5) '99 Problems'

"I heard 'Son do you know why I'm stopping you for?' / Cause I'm young and I'm black and my hats real low? / Do I look like a mind reader sir, I don't know / Am I under arrest or should I guess some mo?" (Read More)

4) 'Big Pimpin'

"First time they fuss I'm breezin / Talking 'bout what's the reasons? / I'm a pimp in every sense of the word b---- / Better trust and believe 'em" (Read More)

3) 'Excuse Me Miss'

"Everybody's like, 'He's no item! Please don't like him / He don't wife 'em, he one nights 'em!' / Now she don't like him, she never met him / Groupies try to take advantage of him, he won't let 'em / He don't need 'em, so he treats 'em like he treats 'em" (Read More)

2) 'December 4th'

"Now all the teachers couldn't reach me / And my momma couldn't beat me / Hard enough to match the pain of my pop not seeing me, so / With that distain in my membrane / Got on my pimp game" (Read More)

1) 'Izzo'

"H to the izz-O, V to the izz-A / Fo' sheezy my neezy keep my arms so freezy / Can't leave rap alone the game needs me / Haters want me clapped and chromed it ain't easy" (Read More)

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