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
182 43
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Reasonable Doubt

2
152 33
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Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

3
155 36
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The Black Album

4
104 17
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The Black Album

5
149 35
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The Blueprint

6
153 39
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Reasonable Doubt

7
153 40
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The Blueprint

8
143 36
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9
117 24
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The Blueprint

10
140 35
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11
124 28
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The Black Album

12
106 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
106 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
61 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