Date: 2011

Lyric: “Pablo Picasso, Rothko’s, Rilke’s/Graduated to the MoMA, and I did all of this without a diploma.”

Complex says: Some may scoff at the idea of a thug who never graduated high school dabbling in the finer things in life. But to them we quote Jay himself and say, “Every step you take they try and remind you you ghetto.” For Jay, being a part of the MoMA is more a means than an end—it’s proof that a black man who sold drugs can mix with high society. And best of all, he confirmed what we knew all along: Art history is a stupid major.