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Pknuckle f. Daz Dillinger, Butch Cassidy & Maylay - "It's On"
Twista f. Gritz - "Higher Freestyle"
Rick Ross - "Foreclosures"
Miley Cyrus f. Big Sean – "Tangerine"
The smoky beat and the smooth lyrics are excellent. This isn't touching DP 1 or 2, but it's still excellent.
I aint stuck in the past but damn this aint touchin DP1 or DP2.. frankly im not a fan of this and im the biggest Jay-z fan. Im suprised it made this top 10 list. I guess like most Jay tracks, itl grow on me.
Jay z has nothing to prove. This is genius
why does he have to moan DP3 like that? just leave that out
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You sound like a 10 year old. However it sounds good
Hard to follow up DPII but not bad 4/5
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Logic killed dead presidents III
why wasnt this shit on magna carta....
Thank you Jay.
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RICK ROSS is the Best Lyricist in the game
you are also an idiot
Rap gods: Jay, Em, Andre. Numbers don't lie check the score board.
Sick of jay z at some point in his rap saying 'get it?'
Yeah we get it Nigga.
Album shit too.
^Dweebs will be dweebs^
this was on one of his older mixtapes like in 2010
Dead presidents III is dope yo!
I feel like he should have went harder than that.
Realist alive since Pac died. The rhymes match the life.
Gunplay really is the best lyricist in the game
your an idiot
Jay Did it Again
Check out this version of DEAD PRESIDENTS.
THE ADVOCATE MC - DEAD PRESIDENTS 3
This has been officially Black Zombie approved
Ya ever heard of Haz McCoy..... that guy can rap !! this song 5/5
Dumb asses complaining about this is old idiots
recycled verses on a new beat
Where's your beat? Your Lyrics?
Please stop rapping old man.
@ Gay Z i hope you are under 25 otherwise you getting old yourself
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DP3 Beat is nasty.
people would say that my hope is broken
but my faith is present as long as my notebooks ope
i was a broke boy hopin, that id find my way
wishin i could call my momm n say i got signed today
but in reality im still miles away
my tank n bank account empty i should just hide away
but instead i that god n reach to the sky for a handshake i could give a damn about how much money that a man makes
i guess thats easy to say when im broke
searchin for a rolled up dollar bill used to sniff sum coke
i could give a fuck if they say that this kids a joke
prolly just crack a smile as i exhale my smoke
I can ghostwrite for you my friend.
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*In my opinion.
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It's when someone calls and says they placed a bomb somewhere but they really didn't.
Not as good as 1 and 2 but its still a good track, dosent sound like a DP track tho.
lackluster. I'm a fan too.
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Wow, what a disgrace this version is to the other 2, I don't see what you other guys see that is dope with this one. It's very bland.
Dope as fuck
Adkob is making fire beats right now. Jay need to get on it before kanye does. Lung capacity beat go hard
very nice... dope.
2. Black Excellence
3. Good Nation (feat. J. Cole and Big Sean)
4. Paintings In The Ceiling (feat. The Dream)
5. Harvey Levin
6. Made It (feat. Beyonce)
7. My Gold Chain (Interlude)
8. America (feat. Nas)
10. Watch Us (feat. Frank Ocean)
11. Flavor (feat. D'Angelo)
13. Apples In My Window
14. Death To Molly (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
15. Secret Society (Outro)
16. Money Is Power (Interlude by Diddy)
17. Bad Bitch
18. Road To Billions
19. Ice On The Neck
And Hov didnt put this shit on MCHG? come on my nigga
...The original Dead Presidents is 17 years old
its not 9 years old.... the original dead presidents it 9 years old. this is barely a snippet off the original.
This song is like 9 years old
Hottest shit I heard this year
Hov so effortless with his flow. Although not at the level of the original, still a great song to vibe to. "Never fall behind cause I think too forward/ All about the grind like "Me so horny" LMAO
Can't believe this nigga did this...
this song is better than MCHG put together.
not a Jay Hater, just blown away at how Hype still sells more than Quality Product.
Ok Earl Sweatshirt
wow this is shit is fkcing dope
This shit is fucking ill
How did this not make mchg
Its ok but ill take dp2..not crazy about this beat while the orignal dp was insane. To many old recycled bars. Asmuch as i wish it wasnt true, theglory days of jigga are gone.
Jay z better get his apprentice j cole on this 1.
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Everybody sayin this is old, and it is, but the original version had just one verse on and ended with Biggie sayin "What.....it aint no more to it"
none of yall had the full version be it old verses or not. Quit the bs.
O, btw, I was the guy that asked for the full version via Twitter.
This isn't new...
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I ain't waitin' for my knee to blow
Yesterday I was needin' this dough
Get it, I was kneadin' this dough
Long as your math is fast
If your readin' is slow
kneading dough is the pun bruh, your reading is slow
I ain't waitin' for my knee to blow
Yesterday I was knee-in this though
Get it, I was need-in this dough
Long as your math is fast
If your readin' is slow
Even though this is just borrowing bars from DP1 and Moment of Clarity, and even though this was dropped some time ago, it's dope regardless
fuck this old garbage and this old nigga his time is up its drakes time now drake runs rap only drake can make hits only drake will go platinum in a week. People only wanna go to drake concerts all these old niggas are irrelevent and done fact is drake runs rap.
He would do anything for DRAKE and i mean ANYTHING
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He should have dropped this on American Gangster.
this should have been on the album its killin every song on the album this is cold and its a great sequel following the original joint dead pRES I
Ill take a 9 Year Old DP3 over a 2013 "Aint Worried Bout Nothin" any damn day.
its so depressing how many of these so called music lovers don't know that this track was made almost a decade ago
Lol more trash
beat has kinda a chill cool ambiance. He sounds stupid hollering DP in the beginning. cause you know DP bad 2 letters to holler lol
THIS IS THE JAY-Z WE ALL LOVE. HE SAYS "niggaz want my old shit, buy my old albums" NIGGA WE PLAYED ALL THAT OUT OVER THE YEARS WE WANT MORE OF THIS TYPE SHIT IT'S TOO PIFF
this is old shit bruh
Jays a fool for not putting this in the album.
and since hes clearly still capable of making good tracks with that Jay Z feel we all grew to love why the fuck doesn't he more often?
New hip hop fans are so cute !! This is nearly 10 years old LADIES
Which album should this have been on though? A few bars from this made it onto the Black Album so I'm guessing it was recorded around then.
saying "fail" on every ones comment is all you have to contribute to anything?? fuck outta here troll
I like this. The ONLY critique I have is the synthy strings in it don't blend with the track. If that could have worked better I would really fuck with this.
in addition, to play your game i'll say the black album>all wayne's discography from 99 to 2013
Is your president really representing you, Jay?
For saying that your name shall forever remain nameless ROC
this should have been on the album
its more than 9 years old....
Sorry, was supposed to be a response to this fucking idiot at the bottom of the feed.
Dead presidents 2 was a classic track on reasonable doubt you fucking troll. Nobody wants to follow your dumb ass so stop it.
this should've be in magna carta holy grail
Carter 2 > every jay z album after 2003
if you live in a toliet, then yes.
And so what? Is it a subject about which of them got the best discography?
about to go out. get rid few of those people
Good to hear the full length version . Old lyrics but still better than 99% of lyrics rappers are dropping these days
that second verse is very old.
It's from 04 it's a old track ...
don't like it at all.
i feel like rappers need to scoop like 10 ppl off the street in w.e cities to listen to their album before they drop it.. then we'd never have to listen to trash such as bbc and lafamilia--i get the msg but they're trash. so so wack in an overall good album
Jay' Z bit an AZ line " Washingtons go to wifey you know how we do "
off Lifes A Bitch.
Ima a fan of Jay Z too from Reasonable Doubt to his current album. Just saying...
it's great to hear jay not doing that homo pop shit. this songs great and so is most of his new cd. i had low expectations after that blueprint 3 teenage girl bullshit but the new album is very enjoyable and has some quality music on it.
Dope track, bet jay electronica let him use the first lines on the verse, "me and my conglomerates shall remain anonymous"-jay electronica
Jay Electronica don't write shit he got sued for using stolen rhyme books that's why he ain't ever dropping an album
you dummy that's been Jay's line since 1991 to be exact...when it was just a basement freestyle
Fucking idiot... Jay Elec took that from the original Dead Presidents. It's Jay's line
Actually Jay used that line in the first Dead Presidents over 16 years ago
old track. but still hot
It is the full version the one that dropped a few years ago was not
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fuck you and your family.
Take it for what it is, stop complaining, stop trying to say this is old, I've had it forever, all that bullshit. It's a solid track.
Maybe wack ass hacker faggots like you got it but they reachin the masses. Fuckin cant stand these hater ass mother fuckers on these sites yo.
If you aint got props
shut the fuck up
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This is 5 years old, and in my "2008" file of singles.
C'mon HOV... C'mon 'DX... Call him on this stuff
2004 bro... sorry man
Funny, sounds like Jay-z is complaining about being rich, and claiming he's making music to keep the industry on its' toes so they can't use him. How funny is it that Hip-Hop artists come into the game for money, they claim it's for the fans at some point in their careers and then once they get that money, it's like Fuck the Industry. You can go independent now and make something strictly for the fans Hov, but what did you do? Why contradict yourself? You're at a point where you don't gotta say anything anymore, and you'll be fine. It exposes you without me having to say anything.
Some songs should just be left alone, we didn't need pt 2, and we sure as hell don't need a crappy pt 3.
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Dope, good surprise to hear this even if it's not necessarily new
I mean even if you feel it's corny, it's still impressive to make a triple entendre. Needin, knee (deep), Kneading. If that's jays corniest line that's pretty good.
I had this for years
No you didn't.
What will it take for Hov to go for you to see that Hovs the modern day Pablo.. U're Great Already.
The effortless swagger that Jay perfected since Reasonable Doubt.
I hate to say this better than anything on Magna Carta although I did enjoy the album quite a lot.
ummmm.....dp3> every track on MCHG. I don't get why this wasn't on the album and I don't get why he didn't use this flow more instead of that amped up southern hybrid flow he uses now. GTFOH
i wouldnt say better than every track but better than alot yes. and could of easily replaced BBC- track was so wack you know yes men heard it
Thats cause its a 5 year old track.. made for American Gangster
Why should he keep doing what he's already perfected on his debut? Jay challenges himself creatively all the time and thus has lasted this long.
wale's new shit better than yeezus and mchg combined!
the molly strikes again
You jokin' right ?
I've been playing the DJ Clue version of this for the past 3-4 years. I still expect to hear his damn tags all over the track.
Jay-Z stay winnin'. HOV keep ballin' and Yeezy got the baddest bitch in the world. They outsell all your niggaz, I know you keep losin', starvin' and hatin'.
@The Real Franchise, I know you starvin'.
Why would i be mad? I like hov, thats why i'm on this topic. You sound like you want to blow both of them, if your intention is to sound like a faggot, by all means, do you. I'm broke? Funny, i haven't heard from my accountant recently, why dont you throw out some more generic insults toward someone you know nothing about, i mean if you try enough times you might actually connect with one.
And you keep hating people that achieved more than your broke ass, if that's not losing, I don't know what is.
@The Real Franchise, are you mad ?
And you keep dick riding people that don't even know you exist, if thats not losing, I don't know what is.
bout damn time
Mr Carter how is "Dead Presidents 3" and "Open Letter" not on "Magna Carta Holy Grail"? Cmon son #GTFOHWTB but congrats on the new LP I give it an 8 out of 10. Next time have DJ Premier, Just Blaze and Kanye West on that next one.
Jay would've been long gone if he followed yall wack ass advices.
Jay is nearly prophetic in his songs. This shit got recorded back in 2007 or so now in 2013 he really did change the music industry single-handedly. The RIAA changed their classification due to this nigga. He made a move that changed a protocol creating/regulatory institution. "So every move I make I confuse the industry". Back in 96' he also predicted he'd have the game on lock someday in an interview. You can't hate a legend like this
jay should drop another one this year
put nas on this and put this on your album instead of that outrageously terrible billionair club song.. SO FUCKIN WACK
that would be unfair to the game
Jay that nigga
Uhh...I had this song YEARS ago. How is this new?
i thought i had heard this before. listening trying to hear a 2012-2013 reference. but i think this is old.
This song shits on the whole magana carta holy grail album
Best thing Jay has put out since BP3. Still isn't as good as he used to be.
This is real hip hop.. If yall don't see how this is a good track you dunno wtf to look for in a good track. all yall have pre determined judgements of jayz cuz you call him a sellout, even though he's 1 of the greatest lyricists to ever do it. smfh you youngins suck
His lyrical approach has been the same.
He told you that back in 04 MOMENT OF CLARITY that dumbed down for the audience .
p.s He's wordplay is still better than 95% of the commercial bullshit you lemmings listen to
No doubt he USED to be a great lyricist, but now he dumbs down his lyrics for mainstream listeners. I don't get how his "special" lyrics are so great when less popular artists do it all the time and get hardly any praise. I'm not saying this isn't hip hop, but it shouldn't be as highly regarded as it is.
was ok but obviously he knew before hand people were going too compare this too the DP's before so why he droped it is beyond me.
This shit was out since 2007
the second verse he used on AG
^ Exactly ^
only a snippet
Next! -Damn, I gotta a rap....
Too much Ace of Spade to piss out?/ is this what it's all about
Nothing but money talk come outta ya mouth/we supposed to be impressed 'cause you got a lil clout?
Ni**ga, get ahold of yourself/ ya fans are leaking
You losing us by the thousands/with ya money talk speaking...
this tracks better than, versus, bbc and i forgot the other filler he could of replaced this with
Jay-Z is so WhiteBoyCrakker now. It's ridiculous.
I take it this track's older than The Black Album, because he had some lines that were directly from "Moment of Clarity", but this is still cool.
Why does Jay rap from a point of view that we should feel sorry for him? Fuck out of here nigga you rich as fuck...
no original thought went into this. Just bit off himself. trash...
He meant to start out like RG - RG - RG3....RG3 always spit that
5/5 by default. hating ass niggas aint got shit better to do. appreciate this nigga while he is still living.
always love it
YEAH, JIGGA MY NIGGA RHYME ALL NIGHT! THIS SHIT IS HOTTTT AS MOTHAFUCKAAAAA
Sad, this track is so much better than the new album.
I feel like he should have went harder just because its Dead Presidents.
The next president of the U.S.A will be brown
I always loved this beat, but the lyrics are very average. "Yesterday I was needin' this dough" That shit is very corny. And how many times is he going to reference other rappers songs? I know he samples Nas on the original and he's friends with Nas now, but god damn...
Coming from a bitter ass dude who calls this:
"The Feds is perched like an owl"
"Gangsta lean like the Pisa"
The work of a great lyricist, don't even need to mention the fucking awful flow the above lines were delivered in.
take a peep at the 2 bars before he said 'kneading this dough' and youll understand why thats a bar..its called delivery
Nah son it was so slow thinking niggaz like you could catch up lol
Nope i am saying that throughout history certain slang/street words have been used to define that particular moment in time .
example benjamins in the 90s was widely used to describe MONEY
No one really uses that term now ..
Can your diminishing brain cells comprehend what i am getting at ..
Shit's even cornier because he felt the need to say "get it...I was kneading the dough" like it was supposed to blow nigga's minds lmao.
If you think "kneeding/needing" is clever, chances are, you're dumb as fuck. btw I know it's an old track, what does that have to do with my comment? Are you using age as an excuse for simplistic, corny, lyrics? lol I'm not impressed.
@ Not impressed . New hip hop fan i take it
The track is nearly 8 years old you dumb peasant dweeb .. I always see your shitty user name and comments throughout the site . You never have anything of substance to say so why don't you just fuck off SUBURBAN DWEEB
^^ No fucking shit. That's why I said it's corny.
"I was kneadin' this dough" Get It!? you ungrateful fucktard
This is wack!!!!!
This is sooo old go on youtube and type it in! people posted this in 2007 HIPHOPDX i am dissapointed
jay z is out for wiggers to rep asant him lol
You couldn't spell represent, huh? I understand..........dummy.
rep asant him huh?
Now this is the real Hov 5/5. Way better than MCHG!
Wow, wish he spat like this on MCHG! sick
DOPE JAY Z
not DP2 but he tried to go hard