Few artists collaborate as well as Jay Z. This list of songs featuring Jay Z is impressive, highlighting just how in demand he is. If he lends even one verse to a song, it seems to go straight up to the top of the charts. These tracks that feature Jay Z are all massive hits.
When it comes to who he works with, Jay Z definitely has favorites - notably, Rick Ross. His verses on "The Devil is a Lie" and "Maybach Music" are unforgettable. They are perfect examples of outstanding Jay Z collaboration songs.
Perhaps Jay Z’s most commercial success as a featured artist came on Rihanna’s "Umbrella," which he co-wrote. It was a number-one single, and won Rihanna and Jay Z a 2008 Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.
Other notable Jay Z collaborations came on hits by DMX (“Blackout”), Lil Wayne (“Mr. Carter”), Kanye West (“Never Let Me Down” and “Diamonds from Sierra Leone”), Drake (“Light Up”), and Eminem (“Renegade”).
Which songs ft. Jay Z are your personal favorites? If you were putting together a playlist, would you include all of these? Vote for your top choices!