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

What does a man say who's seemingly said it all? After accomplishing everything a rapper could've dreamed of over the course of eight albums, New York's ambassador didn't have much left to get off his chest. But before slamming down his headphones and leaving the studio in a huff, he had to leave you with a couple gems.

So you think he borrows Biggie lyrics too often, well he's got words for you: “I'm not a biter/I'm a writer for myself and others/I say a B.I.G. verse I'm only biggin' up my brother.” You think your Mitchell & Ness jersey is cool? Jay doesn't. He killed that trend here. Which just goes to show, even when Jay doesn't have much to say, he still says a lot.