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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154 35
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Dead Presidents II Reasonable Doubt

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131 29
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Song Cry The Blueprint

3
132 30
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99 Problems The Black Album

4
136 32
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Can I Live Reasonable Doubt

5
137 35
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Renegade The Blueprint

6
109 23
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Encore The Black Album

7
123 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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10
98 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
88 19
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Brooklyn's Finest Reasonable Doubt

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77 16
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93 26
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Feelin' It Reasonable Doubt

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86 24
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Izzo (H.O.V.A) The Blueprint

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

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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

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

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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

24
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

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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

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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

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

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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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40 13
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Threat The Black Album