Kanye West's 50 Best Beats for Other Artists

41. Jay-Z "Some People Hate" (2002)

Album: The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse
Label: Roc-A-Fella, Def Jam
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Kanye's eerie looping of "A Word Called Love" by Brian & Brenda Russell repurposes its sullen message and speeds it up for Jay to talk about the hate that his come-up has earned him.

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