Songs 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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1
181 42
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Reasonable Doubt

2
149 32
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Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

3
153 35
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The Black Album

4
102 16
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The Black Album

5
149 34
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The Blueprint

6
153 37
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Reasonable Doubt

7
116 23
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The Blueprint

8
152 40
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The Blueprint

9
139 34
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10
141 36
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11
123 28
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The Black Album

12
105 20
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13
105 21
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Reasonable Doubt

14
98 22
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In My Lifetime, Vol. 1

15
94 22
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Reasonable Doubt

16
106 29
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Reasonable Doubt

17
104 31
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The Blueprint

18
94 30
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The Blueprint

19
79 22
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The Black Album

20
89 28
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Reasonable Doubt

21
77 22
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Life In 1472

22
91 31
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Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

23
59 13
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24
59 13
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Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter

25
94 36
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The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

26
70 21
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Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

27
66 20
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The Black Album

28
58 16
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Reasonable Doubt

29
63 20
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30
66 22
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American Gangster

31
63 21
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The Blueprint

32
72 27
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Kingdom Come

33
75 29
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The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse

34
52 14
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Reasonable Doubt

35
50 13
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36
48 12
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The Blueprint

37
53 16
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The Dynasty: Roc La Familia

38
53 16
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The Blueprint

39
48 13
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

40
45 11
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The Blueprint

41
60 22
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The Blueprint 3

42
56 20
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American Gangster

43
51 17
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American Gangster

44
58 22
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American Gangster

45
49 16
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Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

46
50 17
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Reasonable Doubt

47
49 18
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Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter

48
46 16
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The Black Album

49
58 25
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50
49 19
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The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse