music The Best Jay-Z Songs of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Jay-Z songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the top Jay-Z songs, as voted on by fans like you. This poll includes all Jay-Z hits, but true fans know there are other great songs to vote on besides the singles. Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Jay-Z songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top.You can vote on other rappers' best songs on Ranker as well, including Eminem and Notorious B.I.G. 

List includes "Takeover," "Empire State of Mind," and more. If the order of this list bothers you, then set the world on fire by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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Dead Presidents II Reasonable Doubt

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+ - 132 29
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99 Problems The Black Album

3
+ - 131 29
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Song Cry The Blueprint

4
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Can I Live Reasonable Doubt

5
+ - 137 35
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Renegade The Blueprint

6
+ - 108 23
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Encore The Black Album

7
+ - 122 30
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Hard Knock Life Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

8
+ - 121 31
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+ - 123 32
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+ - 97 20
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Takeover The Blueprint

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+ - 81 14
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Dirt Off Your Shoulder The Black Album

12
+ - 87 19
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Brooklyn's Finest Reasonable Doubt

13
+ - 76 16
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+ - 93 26
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Feelin' It Reasonable Doubt

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+ - 82 22
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Where I'm From In My Lifetime^! Vol. 1

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+ - 85 24
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Izzo (H.O.V.A) The Blueprint

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+ - 82 24
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22 Two's Reasonable Doubt

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+ - 75 20
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D'Evils Reasonable Doubt

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+ - 82 25
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Girls, Girls, Girls The Blueprint

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+ - 69 18
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Moment of Clarity The Black Album

21
+ - 86 31
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I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me) The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

22
+ - 81 28
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Can I Get A... Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

23
+ - 63 17
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Money, Cash, Hoes Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

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+ - 72 23
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+ - 68 21
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Money Ain't a Thang Life In 1472

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+ - 52 11
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So Ghetto Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter

27
+ - 57 15
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+ - 58 16
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December 4th The Black Album

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+ - 61 18
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American Gangster American Gangster

Goosebumps Movie Quotes If You Could Only Eat One Food for the Rest of Your Life...

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+ - 47 10
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+ - 50 12
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Streets Is Talking The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

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+ - 69 25
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Excuse Me Miss The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse

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+ - 66 24
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Lost One Kingdom Come

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+ - 56 18
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On to the Next One The Blueprint 3

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+ - 50 15
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Regrets Reasonable Doubt

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+ - 41 9
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The Ruler's Back The Blueprint

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+ - 38 7
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All I Need The Blueprint

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+ - 55 19
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Jigga That Nigga The Blueprint

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+ - 54 19
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I Know American Gangster

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+ - 46 14
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Meet the Parents The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse

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+ - 47 15
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Soon You'll Understand The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

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+ - 45 14
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Coming of Age Reasonable Doubt

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+ - 45 14
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Never Change The Blueprint

The Best Jay-Z Movies The Best British Documentaries

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+ - 42 12
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+ - 43 13
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Reservoir Dogs Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

46
+ - 54 21
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'03 Bonnie & Clyde Dangerously in Love, The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse

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+ - 41 12
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Monster My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

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+ - 49 18
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No Hook American Gangster

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+ - 44 15
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Blue Magic American Gangster

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Threat The Black Album