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Jay Z, “Takeover”
Producer: Kanye West
Album: The Blueprint
Lyric: “You said you've been in this 10, I've been in it 5/Smarten up, Nas/Four albums in 10 years, nigga? I could divide/That's one every, let's say 2/Two of them shits was doo/One was "nah," the other was Illmatic/That's a one hot album every 10 year average"
Why It’s Dope: You didn’t think we were going to leave this off the list, did you? Perhaps the most notorious reference to Nas’ classic on this list, this line is particularly wild because it is a part of one of the greatest diss tracks in the history of hip-hop, and perhaps the greatest unintended show of respect in hip-hop history. If a dude you’re beefing with acknowledges that the album is hot, it must be hot.

Jay Z, “Takeover”

Producer: Kanye West
Album: The Blueprint
Lyric: “You said you've been in this 10, I've been in it 5/Smarten up, Nas/Four albums in 10 years, nigga? I could divide/That's one every, let's say 2/Two of them shits was doo/One was "nah," the other was Illmatic/That's a one hot album every 10 year average"
Why It’s Dope: You didn’t think we were going to leave this off the list, did you? Perhaps the most notorious reference to Nas’ classic on this list, this line is particularly wild because it is a part of one of the greatest diss tracks in the history of hip-hop, and perhaps the greatest unintended show of respect in hip-hop history. If a dude you’re beefing with acknowledges that the album is hot, it must be hot.

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