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Magna Carta, Holy Bars: 30 Quotables From Jay-Z’s Latest Album

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    "Gimme a couple years, shit, I might just sneak in / A couple words, and like Peaches & Herb / We'll be reunited and it feels so hood / Have the whole world saying 'How you still so good?'" - Jay-Z on "Dear Summer"

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    "I’m a hassa, no I’m an asshole / I’m never satisfied, can’t knock my hustle / I want a Rothko, no I want a brothel / No I want a wife that fuck me like a prostitute" – “Picasso Baby”

    Produced by Timbaland

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    "I never stuck my cock in the Fox’s box / But damned if I ain’t open Pandora’s box / They try to slander your man on CNN and Fox / My Mirandas don’t stand a chance with cops" – “Picasso Baby”

    Produced by Timbaland

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    "Sound boy burial, this my Wayne Perry flow / Y’all know nothin’ about Wayne Perry though / District of Columbia, guns on your Tumblrs / Fuck hashtags and retweets nigga / 140 characters in these streets nigga" – “Tom Ford”

    Produced by Timbaland and J-Roc

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    "El Padrino / in the villa in Venice sippin’ vino / Not bad for a mulliano / Y’all know like we know, I got it" – “Fuckwithmeyouknowigotit”

    Produced by Timbaland, Boi-1da, and Vinylz

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    "I’m anti-Santa Maria / Only Christopher we acknowledge is Wallace / I don’t even like Washingtons in my pocket – “Oceans”

    Produced by Pharrell and Timbaland

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    "Boy from the hood but got White House clearance." - "Open Letter"

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    "I just want a shot to show my genius / Standin’ on the top hold my penis / America tried to emasculate the greats / Murder Malcolm gave Cassius the shakes / Wait tell them rumble young man rumble / Try to dim your lights, tell you be humble / You know I’m gon’ shine like a trillion watts / You know a nigga trill as Michael Jackson socks" – “F.U.T.W.”

    Produced by Timbaland and J-Roc

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    "What you know about going out, head West / Maybach, 3 TV's all up in the head rest." - "BBC"

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    "Bright lights is enticing / But look what it did to Tyson." - "Holy Grail"

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    "I’m an outlaw, got an outlaw chick / Bumpin’ Tupac, on my Outlawz shit / Matching tats, this ink don’t come off / Even if rings come off and things ring off" – “Part II (On the Run)”

    Produced by Timbaland and J-Roc

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    "Girl why you never ready / For as long as you took, you better look like Halle Berry / or Beyoncé / Shit then we gettin’ married" – “Beach Is Better”

    Produced by Mike WiLL Made It and Marz

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    "I’m not ya average dope dealer / Silver Toyotas 4Runners and four wheelers / Me and Teflon Q45 Infinite / Windows tinted / White girl all in it / Britney, bitch." – “BBC”

    Produced by Pharrell and Timbaland

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    "Whoa! This ain't B.R., no / This S.C., CEO, the next Lyor? No / The next leader of the whole free world / And the next thing I'mma do is free Sigel, go." - Jay-Z on "Ignorant Shit"

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