Date: 2006

Lyric: “Inspired by Basquiat, my chariots of fire/Everybody took shots, hit my body up I’m tired.”

Complex says: With Flex hyping up the moment, his Roc-A-Fella crew in tow, Jay spit one of the greatest freestyles ever as he blacked out on Kanye West’s “Grammy Family” beat live on Hot 97. He kicked things off saying Jean-Michel Basquiat inspired him before talking about the perils of fame. “So it's best for those to not overdose on being famous,” lamented Hov, no doubt aware that Basquiat shot to super stardom in the art world only to die from a heroin overdose in 1988 at the tender age of 27.