Producer: Kanye West
Album: The Black Album
Label: Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam

It's so hard to say goodbye to the God MC. Jay took it from Marcy to Madison Square, and prior to hanging his jersey in the rafters, Kanye gave him the perfect soundtrack for one last encore.

As it turns out, Jay's retirement was a good old-fashioned pump fake, so thankfully this wasn't the last time the crowd roared for the Brooklyn Boss. But if you've got to end an era, this song would be the ideal way to do it—with a victory lap.