Video: Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys – Empire State Of Mind

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  1. Ghost Writer Says:

    Oh no….more jay-z talk (c) Rey

  2. Ghost Writer Says:

    Dre post my mixtape

  3. sean coonery Says:

    Jim Jonsin is the producer of the year…

    Jim Jonsin > Kanye West

    polow da don > kanye west

  4. 456 Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 5:15 pm
    456 was in africa like yesterday

    ^its called having a passport

  5. why? Says:

    Jay-Z is the Brett Favre of Hip Hop.

    Yeezy is gonna pass HOV after the 5th album.

  6. sean coonery Says:

    Beans is the Rex Grossman of Hip Hop.

  7. "A" Star is Born -- Clap for 'Em Says:

    Clean vid..but underwhelming

    Yankee Performance >>

  8. Video: Jay-Z and Alicia Keys Drop New Video For "Empire State Of Mind"! | Gyant Unplugged Says:

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  9. sean coonery Says:

    Birdman is going at Jay-Z now.

    He says Lil Wayne raps better than Jay-Z and makes more money.

    Birdman says nobody in the Rap industry makes more money than him and Wayne.

    Not even combined. No one, not Hov and not 50.

    he said we can go to the bank and prove it right now.

    Universal gave these dudes their publishing rights. Not cool.

    Go to WSHH

  10. J Dela Says:

    Live Nation really holding back on these video budgets

  11. why? Says:

    New York State Of Mind > Empire State Of Mind

  12. Aggressive Content Says:

    No gratuitous alicia ass shots? Shame on you Shelton…..

    Who else waiting for Inside Man 2…..

  13. Ghost Writer Says:

    *listens to the new beans again*

  14. Ghost Writer Says:

    why? Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 5:24 pm
    New York State Of Mind > Empire State Of Mind

    ^
    Of course…..beat and everything

  15. okun Says:

    why isnt that cool mr coonery? let them have they publishing

  16. sean coonery Says:

    Jay-Z dressing like Kanye West I see.

    It’s all good.

    But you 50 years old Jay. December 4th the Camel will be official 50 years old.

    Applaud that. Prehistoric Dromedary.

    Stop dressing like a tween.

    Dress your age.

  17. Ghost Writer Says:

    Aggressive Content Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 5:24 pm
    No gratuitous alicia ass shots? Shame on you Shelton…..

    Who else waiting for Inside Man 2…..

    ^
    Oh really? Inside Man 2 (n), you got a link?

  18. young fucker Says:

    alicia look like a dessert…..

  19. GMLLZ Says:

    New York State of Mind is definitely greater than Empire State of Mind.

    I’m still a Hov fan regardless of what Beans said.

    Why isn’t Beans going at Dame for stealing his cash though? He’s after Jay on principle — which I can respect but still…

    And..Beans sounded like a son angry his pops ain’t never come around. No shots. But son sounds mad hurt. I feel em though.

    It’s not personal. It’s business right?

    Thin lines……

  20. Wheretheydothatat? Says:

    One night with Alicia Keys > Life

  21. eskay Says:

    >>New York State Of Mind > Empire State Of Mind

    its pathetic to even make that comparison.

    smh @ nas stans still living in 93.

  22. sean coonery Says:

    How are the jews supposed to make their money if they can’t have your publishing…

    If i was an israeli…I would never give anyone their publishing….they couldn’t sign to my label unless they hand over their publishing…

    I hate Master P for instilling this mentality in niggers….

    Diddy rapes niggas publishing

  23. Aggressive Content Says:

    Shame on me, i thought Spike was doing this?

    Where’d I get that from…..

    My statements still stand doe.

  24. sean coonery Says:

    No State of Mind > NY State of Mind > Empire State of Mind

  25. GMLLZ Says:

    # sean coonery Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    Jay-Z dressing like Kanye West I see.

    It’s all good.

    But you 50 years old Jay. December 4th the Camel will be official 50 years old.

    Applaud that. Prehistoric Dromedary.

    Stop dressing like a tween.

    Dress your age.
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Somebody tell Busta that same shit. And Jay isn’t 50 son.

    KRS-1 isn’t even 50 son.

  26. C. Dufflebags Says:

    Jim Jonsin is the producer of the year…

    Jim Jonsin > Kanye West

    polow da don > kanye west

    ^
    nah, I would say Dame Grease

  27. Aggressive Content Says:

    Oh really? Inside Man 2 (n), you got a link?

    ^
    That’s the thing doe, you know how Spike is, never got any bread for the next film…..

  28. J Dela Says:

    >>New York State Of Mind > Empire State Of Mind

    its pathetic to even make that comparison.

    smh @ nas stans still living in 93.

    ^^^^

  29. Joe 88 Says:

    what do you think about this beans vs jay fuckery eskay?

  30. GMLLZ Says:

    # Wheretheydothatat? Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:27 pm

    One night with Alicia Keys > Life
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Nahhhh…right?

    One night with Alicia Keys > Your life.

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  32. Boos Bigelow Says:

    Wouldnt you guys be more mad that your Boss stole your money….than another Boss not showing you enough love?

    where is niggas priorities and perspectives?

  33. sean coonery Says:

    youtube.com/watch?v=Uuq7K2yfCh0&feature=player_embedded

    ^Birdman video where he says Wayne is better than Jay, makes more money than 50 and Jay combined, nobody in rap is better than them at making money..

    I respect Birdman…because he’s about his mooga…

    Birman might just be a multi-millionaire…but he spends and looks like he’s worth a billion dollars..

    that boy go crazy at the lv store…spending 55k in one day….niggas yearly salary on nahright.com

  34. GMLLZ Says:

    # Boos Bigelow Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    Wouldnt you guys be more mad that your Boss stole your money….than another Boss not showing you enough love?

    where is niggas priorities and perspectives?
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Word up.

  35. why? Says:

    If Jay and B have a kid better if it will be with mostly Beyonce’s looks. Nobody wants to see a girl with a good body but camel face. Look at Rev Runs daughters, good bodies but same face as their pops.

  36. Ghost Writer Says:

    eskay Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 5:28 pm
    >>New York State Of Mind > Empire State Of Mind

    its pathetic to even make that comparison.

    smh @ nas stans still living in 93.

    ^
    smh @ you commenting when it’s about Nas but keep silent since Beans dropped….and its 09

  37. J Dela Says:

    Remember when Hype used to direct interesting videos?

  38. sean coonery Says:

    some niggas suck their bosses dick just to get to the top…

    some niggas bend over, spread their cheeks and accept the payola….like an atm…

    az 2 mouf

  39. eskay Says:

    >>what do you think about this beans vs jay fuckery eskay?

    I haven’t listened to the interview yet, so I’m reserving judgment, but from what I heard in the song and what I’ve read, I pretty much agree with what Gooch said in Lite.

    You signed to Dame after you got out of jail and now you’re crying about not getting a phone call? I mean, whatever, I don’t know enough about their relationship, none of us do really, to say who’s right and who’s wrong, but Beans sounds emotional.

  40. GMLLZ Says:

    Birman might just be a multi-millionaire…but he spends and looks like he’s worth a billion dollars..

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    But isn’t that typical nigga shit anyway? How many niggaz you know live below or within their means?

  41. Aggressive Content Says:

    eskay Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:28 pm
    >>New York State Of Mind > Empire State Of Mind

    its pathetic to even make that comparison.

    smh @ nas stans still living in 93.

    ^
    You don’t have to be a stan to acknowledge a single song or even a whole album. A classic is called that for a reason.

  42. Joe 88 Says:

    Boos Bigelow Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:32 pm
    Wouldnt you guys be more mad that your Boss stole your money….than another Boss not showing you enough love?

    ^SMH. Boosie, it’s not about the money.

  43. eskay Says:

    >>smh @ you commenting when it’s about Nas but keep silent since Beans dropped….and its 09

    this is my first time in the comments all day fuckbwoi.

  44. nation Says:

    New York >

  45. GMLLZ Says:

    Eskay…that link to Gooch isn’t working for some reason…maybe he’s getting heavy traffic or something.

  46. eskay Says:

    >>You don’t have to be a stan to acknowledge a single song or even a whole album. A classic is called that for a reason.

    it is a classic and it was on a classic album, but comparing it to Empire State of Mind 16 years after the fact is beyond pathetic. they’re two completely different songs with different purposes.

  47. Joe 88 Says:

    You signed to Dame after you got out of jail and now you’re crying about not getting a phone call?

    ^Maybe he thought he was gonna get some of that back pay from dame after he shut down the sp pro keds line.

    And FTR. Jay don’t want it with beans on the mic

  48. eskay Says:

    >>Eskay…that link to Gooch isn’t working for some reason…maybe he’s getting heavy traffic or something.

    yeah, his site’s down, I was just talking to him about it. that’s the NR Lite Effect.

  49. sean coonery Says:

    Word I know niggas that make 30K a year own a blog and drive around in a honda accord = thats ok they living within their means…and they are 30 something years old…

    then i know the nigga making 20K a year _____ (<–insert here your random broke nahrighter….you make the pick)…that drives around in bmw or mbenz…up to debt in his neck…has jewels, backed up mortgage/rent, etc.

    niggas are ballers…by any means possible…

    taking out loans for expensive cars and jewelry…instead of buying a house or investing in education

  50. eskay Says:

    >>Jay don’t want it with beans on the mic

    so now Beans is better than Jay?

    I’m out.

  51. Boos Bigelow Says:

    LMAO at hootie with them shots…this nigga is too funny…

  52. GMLLZ Says:

    I don’t see a Jay v Beanie battle occurring. As much as I would love to just because I think it would be crazy.

    I don’t want to see a Jim Jones, Game, Beanie Sigel track coming at Jay. That will/would be BEYOND lame.

    I don’t even think Beans would go that route with those lames though.

  53. a tribe called quest Says:

    Im getting sick of this song. I ddidnt really like it from the beginning

  54. Ghost Writer Says:

    eskay Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 5:35 pm
    >>smh @ you commenting when it’s about Nas but keep silent since Beans dropped….and its 09

    this is my first time in the comments all day fuckbwoi.

    ^
    And its hate towards Nas…it’s all good eskay I’m not here to go back and forth with you…just thought I’d point that out….and post my mixtape

  55. SeniorCivilian Says:

    # eskay Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:37 pm

    >>You don’t have to be a stan to acknowledge a single song or even a whole album. A classic is called that for a reason.

    it is a classic and it was on a classic album, but comparing it to Empire State of Mind 16 years after the fact is beyond pathetic. they’re two completely different songs with different purposes.
    >As a lurker my opinion may mean nothing but here it goes: Naming it Empire State of Mind means comparisons are inevitable regardless of whether the content is entirely different, and N.Y. State of Mind is better.

  56. Joe 88 Says:

    eskay Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:38 pm
    >>Jay don’t want it with beans on the mic

    so now Beans is better than Jay?

    Currently? Yes.

  57. GMLLZ Says:

    # eskay Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:38 pm

    >>Eskay…that link to Gooch isn’t working for some reason…maybe he’s getting heavy traffic or something.

    yeah, his site’s down, I was just talking to him about it. that’s the NR Lite Effect.

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Haaahhh no doubt. My man B was tellin me the other day that you and him used to be wild cool over at XXL or whatever. You used to give him rides home from work or whatever.

    Small world.

  58. Boos Bigelow Says:

    # Joe 88 Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:35 pm

    Boos Bigelow Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:32 pm
    Wouldnt you guys be more mad that your Boss stole your money….than another Boss not showing you enough love?

    ^SMH. Boosie, it’s not about the money.
    _____________________________________________________________

    Joe,

    of course its about the money…its about Jay’s money and how Beans wants Hov to give him light which = money….

    friendship and loyalty is a smokescreen…cause if jay was broke…beans wouldnt be coming for him like this…just how he blows off that dame STOLE money from him…

  59. Ghost Writer Says:

    How was Bean’s last album anyway? Anyone here heard it?

  60. a tribe called quest Says:

    Joe Stop it

  61. GMLLZ Says:

    Joe88

    listen to the hook on the track….that’s all I got to say

    I’m tryin to make cream and that’s that.

  62. Ghost Writer Says:

    Shouts to eskay for commenting anyway…for a minute there I thought he got too Hollywood for us (n)

  63. okun Says:

    anyone who thinks beans is better than jay…
    come on guys.
    coonery die in a fire and burn all that israeli jew nonsense you talking wit u it aint funny

  64. a tribe called quest Says:

    lmao @ Paying the young gunz 1200 dollars… but you gotta figure, hov doesnt play stadiums everyday, he might play a small venue here or there. Still lmao

  65. GMLLZ Says:

    On top of all this, Beanie signed with Dame Dash Music Group back in 2004. In a wikipedia entry on Beanie, it says he made the decision to sign with Dame over Jay because he’d never spent time around Jay on and off day. That he had a more personal relationship with Dame and Biggs. Now here he is, five years later, saying they were like a family, that he wants a phone call blah blah blah. He didn’t want that phone call in 2004, when he was sitting in Jay’s office (according to the Charlemagne interview), asking to be let out of his contract. So what’s the real story?
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Yea. I agree Gooch.

  66. Joe 88 Says:

    Beans is better than hov, today, right now, october 30th, BEANIE IS BETTER THAN HOV.

  67. NovemberEnd aka What Do You Mean Teenager What Age Are We Talking About Says:

    Ms.Alicia Keys looking on point…Camel looked hella nervous during the sidewalk scenes dude look like he was going to fall apart

  68. Ghost Writer Says:

    Oh shit I forgot about the NahBA….who the fuck am I stuck with?
    I’ll check when I get home

  69. eskay Says:

    >>And its hate towards Nas…it’s all good eskay I’m not here to go back and forth with you…just thought I’d point that out….and post my mixtape

    I’ll never post your mixtape in my life, but how was I hating on Gnoz? Cuz I said that comparing the two songs is pathetic? that’s hate? nevermind that I went on to say that NYSOM is a classic. typical overly emotional Gnoz stanley response..taking any little comment about their hero to the fucking titty…smh

  70. &What?! Says:

    Beanie sigel has shitted in his own nest. Dude ain’t gonna get NO MONEY now. Not from Jay, not from 50.. not from anyone.

    Jay-Z > 50, Beans, Jim Jones, Gayme and all the other lames that try diss him.

  71. a tribe called quest Says:

    How are ya’ll not focusing on the important part, that the Roc broke up because of Dames fuckery. Nigga splurged on G5s intead of paying his rappers, sinking royalty money into failed ventures.

  72. &What?! Says:

    ‘I’ll never post your mixtape in my life’

    ^

    FINISH HIM!

  73. eskay Says:

    >>Beans is better than hov, today, right now, october 30th, BEANIE IS BETTER THAN HOV.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXqNFATP-xU

  74. NovemberEnd aka What Do You Mean Teenager What Age Are We Talking About Says:

    # eskay Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:38 pm

    >>Jay don’t want it with beans on the mic

    so now Beans is better than Jay?

    I’m out.
    ^^^^^^
    well…yeah as far as bars goes he shits on 2009 Hov…albums are a different story

  75. &What?! Says:

    I hope Cam phones Beans saying ‘You maaaad!’ Yoou maaad!’

  76. Joe 88 Says:

    &What?! Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:50 pm
    Beanie sigel has shitted in his own nest. Dude ain’t gonna get NO MONEY now.

    ^Exactly, that’s why I don’t understand how people can say he did this for money. He shot himself in the foot by releasing a diss record, as far as getting money with jay goes.

  77. GMLLZ Says:

    Oh you mad cuz I’m stylin on you…..lol

  78. &What?! Says:

    ^Exactly, that’s why I don’t understand how people can say he did this for money. He shot himself in the foot by releasing a diss record, as far as getting money with jay goes.

    ^

    Yup, it makes no sense.

  79. Joe 88 Says:

    *Listens to Beanie “it’s on” featuring Jay-Z*

    Jay got bodied on this track. R.I.P Camel face

  80. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    Not really shots, but they way a lot of u cats think you will always work for me or someone that is like me, no shots, but a lot of u cats think just like disgruntled employees on the plantations..

  81. hartley Says:

    >>Jay don’t want it with beans on the mic

    so now Beans is better than Jay?

    Currently? Yes
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    I honestly think that BP3 is good and has some good lyrical moments. Not the caliber that he was at in his prime but good nonetheless. What has Beanie Siegel done lately for you to say he is currently above Jay-Z? Honest question.

  82. igotxx3 Says:

    2 bad lil mama couldnt pose with them at the end

  83. why? Says:

    SeniorCivilian Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:41 pm

    it is a classic and it was on a classic album, but comparing it to Empire State of Mind 16 years after the fact is beyond pathetic. they’re two completely different songs with different purposes.
    >As a lurker my opinion may mean nothing but here it goes: Naming it Empire State of Mind means comparisons are inevitable regardless of whether the content is entirely different, and N.Y. State of Mind is better.

    ^

    Ehhh yeah true

    IMO though Native Tongues Movement > Most of what was going on in Hip Hop during the early 90′s.

  84. &What?! Says:

    In terms of rap comedy, Cam is underrated.

    50 gets all the shine for the funny shit he does like Pimping Curly.. but Cam is a funny dude too.

    ‘Hip-Hop? I don’t know what that is.. I just be rappin…’

  85. NovemberEnd aka What Do You Mean Teenager What Age Are We Talking About Says:

    Hov hasnt won 1 rap battle in his entire career…he dont want it with Sig …

    rappers that you shouldnt dont fuck with (||)

    1.Jada
    2.Budden
    3.Sigel

  86. a tribe called quest Says:

    I dont understand why beans couldnt dp this when he had more leverage.

  87. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 1:31 pm
    himself on Monday, October 8th, for theft and unauthorize use of an automobile, which he allegedly failed to return for over a month

    Troubled Philly rapper Beanie Sigel was arrested again on Sunday, Aug. 15, and charged with possession of marijuana.

    Sigel has a history of arrests that include weapons possession and parole violation charges (for testing positive for drugs).

    2003 when he was arrested on federal weapon and drug charges

    police chase where Sigel allegedly tossed a loaded handgun

    He was arrested again in September the same year on attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting a man in the stomach

    recklessly endangering another person and simple assault for an incident on January 9,

    Beanie was arrested for the crime on April 20 after police stopped his car in traffic and found guns.
    ^^^^^^^^

    I dont care about none of this, jayz shud have stayed by beans back and risk everything to help him

    im been sarcastic

  88. Boos Bigelow Says:

    # Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:56 pm

    Not really shots, but they way a lot of u cats think you will always work for me or someone that is like me, no shots, but a lot of u cats think just like disgruntled employees on the plantations..
    _____________________________________________________________

    Preach….I know exactly what you saying Ice….some dudes always gotta workers mentality….

  89. Aggressive Content Says:

    albums are a different story

    ^
    Speaking of albums I always felt like beans was sick, but I ain’t really like his albums(skip to my favorite joints) UNTIL he dropped The B Coming.

    B Coming will absolutely be on one of them top 50 rap albums of the decade list about to come out.

  90. GMLLZ Says:

    IMO….Beans kinda wanted to be in Lil Mama’s spot on that stage.

  91. Joe 88 Says:

    Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:56 pm
    Not really shots, but they way a lot of u cats think you will always work for me or someone that is like me, no shots, but a lot of u cats think just like disgruntled employees on the plantations..

    ^How does reasoning with beans translate into someone making stupid decisions in there own life? From the looks of things, everyone on nah right is accountants, lawyers, etc and knows how to conduct business, why would a nahgger make the same mistake?

    You can’t take these comments too seriously, there only words.

  92. &What?! Says:

    BEANS IS A GAY FISH KANYE WILL DISS HIM ON A DUET WITH TAYLOR SWIFT..

    ‘FUCK BEANS I LIKE FISH STICKSSSSS’

    THEN BENZINO WILL JOIN THE ROC AND END BEANS’ ‘CAREER’

  93. hartley Says:

    Hov hasnt won 1 rap battle in his entire career…he dont want it with Sig …

    rappers that you shouldnt dont fuck with (||)

    1.Jada
    2.Budden
    3.Sigel

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    all 3 of them have taken more L’s than the rest of the rap game combined. Yung berg not included.

  94. Joe 88 Says:

    I honestly think that BP3 is good and has some good lyrical moments. Not the caliber that he was at in his prime but good nonetheless. What has Beanie Siegel done lately for you to say he is currently above Jay-Z? Honest question.

    ^Broad street bully mixtape/album.

  95. Boos Bigelow Says:

    # Joe 88 Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    &What?! Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 5:50 pm
    Beanie sigel has shitted in his own nest. Dude ain’t gonna get NO MONEY now.

    ^Exactly, that’s why I don’t understand how people can say he did this for money. He shot himself in the foot by releasing a diss record, as far as getting money with jay goes.
    ______________________________________________________________

    He hasn’t made money with Jay for over two years…it was already over…so this was the perfect time for Beans….

    It’s not about money directly…but Money plays a huge factor…the friendship and loyalty is a front…If Beans was making good enough cake and not in the position he’s in now…he never would have came at him like that…

  96. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    Listen for a second

    im just been real now, no stan, you have to understand that beans has houses, his mom has houses, his kids are in better schools than he was ever in, my thing was they beneifited also, not just jayz…for years no one said anything when they were 2gether but after time jay or any man has a right to point his life in any direction with whomever he chooses……..beans has sumthin no one on here has a household name and to this day he can make money off that its up to him, jay saw sumthin in beans that wud nvr change and made the choice to remove his self from around him…sad but thats life

  97. a tribe called quest Says:

    So beans latest akbum is better than BP3?

    first CL2 then this?

    wow Hiphop critics are falling off

  98. Joe 88 Says:

    all 3 of them have taken more L’s than the rest of the rap game combined. Yung berg not included.

    ^This…………………….has nothing to do with actually rapping good. smh

  99. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    I have a question for everyone and i want people to be honest, at one point in life can you cut the cord with someone, after you have given them a chance at a new life and that person gets arrested 7 times and most recent this very same year, at what point as a man can you just say im done??

    Still waiting on a answer

  100. NovemberEnd aka What Do You Mean Teenager What Age Are We Talking About Says:

    # hartley Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:01 pm

    Hov hasnt won 1 rap battle in his entire career…he dont want it with Sig …

    rappers that you shouldnt dont fuck with (||)

    1.Jada
    2.Budden
    3.Sigel

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    all 3 of them have taken more L’s than the rest of the rap game combined. Yung berg not included.
    ^^^^^^^
    Sigel took that L from Jada but thats it

  101. hartley Says:

    I honestly think that BP3 is good and has some good lyrical moments. Not the caliber that he was at in his prime but good nonetheless. What has Beanie Siegel done lately for you to say he is currently above Jay-Z? Honest question.

    ^Broad street bully mixtape/album.

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    i will listen to that before passing judgement.

  102. ThatMan Says:

    lol beanie getting the most talk in months/years from this beef shit

    Out all music genres, hip hop(fans/artiest) like to act the toughest but they love the drama and gossip the most. No doubt.

  103. Ghost Writer Says:

    It’s cool like I said….I didn’t see your comment til after….but I don’t want to get into another nas and jay discussion…..I’m out….and I know you will never post my shit that’s why I said that cause I knew that would be your response…

  104. &What?! Says:

    Let’s get real for a moment.

    Beanie Sigel fucking sucks. I didn’t hear NO BODY talking about him being better than Jay before today!!!!!!

  105. Boos Bigelow Says:

    Lol at iceberg recycling and coming with prewrittens to a blog….

  106. atron Says:

    to all the people sayin beans is better than jay all i have to say is SCOREBOARD. scoreboard=jays success.beanie who??? broke ass punk.

  107. Joe 88 Says:

    If Beans was making good enough cake and not in the position he’s in now…he never would have came at him like that…

    ^So what position exactly is beans in? Of course not in hov’s space (n) but I doubt he’s starving, well I hope not. He might not be living like he was living when he was with the roc, but I doubt he’s like broke broke, like night shift rite aid warehouse broke.

  108. ThatMan Says:

    *artists

  109. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    ThatMan Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 6:04 pm
    lol beanie getting the most talk in months/years from this beef shit

    Out all music genres, hip hop(fans/artiest) like to act the toughest but they love the drama and gossip the most. No doubt.

    ^^^^

    Jay-Z this, Jay-Z that (Jay-Z won’t hold my hand no more)
    Jay-Z this, Jay-Z that
    Jay-Z that, Jay-Z this (Jay-Z won’t give me no money)
    Get off Jay-Z dick
    What y’all niggas get front page articles, y’all mention Jay-Z name
    (This thing on?) Jay-Z, Jay-Z, in Jay-Z news
    I understand what y’all trying to do

  110. GMLLZ Says:

    10 Best Jay and Beanie collabos

    http://www.complex.com/blogs/2009/10/30/remember-them-days-the-10-best-jay-z-beanie-sigel-collabos/

  111. hartley Says:

    # hartley Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:01 pm

    Hov hasnt won 1 rap battle in his entire career…he dont want it with Sig …

    rappers that you shouldnt dont fuck with (||)

    1.Jada
    2.Budden
    3.Sigel

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    all 3 of them have taken more L’s than the rest of the rap game combined. Yung berg not included.
    ^^^^^^^
    Sigel took that L from Jada but thats it

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Really? Stop in Philly, order cheese steaks and eat BEANS fast…

  112. Joe 88 Says:

    Beanie Sigel fucking sucks. I didn’t hear NO BODY talking about him being better than Jay before today!!!!!!

    ^I guess you never heard ether then?

  113. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    Joe 88 Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 6:05 pm
    If Beans was making good enough cake and not in the position he’s in now…he never would have came at him like that…

    ^So what position exactly is beans in? Of course not in hov’s space (n) but I doubt he’s starving, well I hope not. He might not be living like he was living when he was with the roc, but I doubt he’s like broke broke, like night shift rite aid warehouse broke.
    ^^^

    dude how much do u think it cost to beat the feds in a murder case?? Or the other 6 cases he has?? When has beans been plat. last?? When has he headlined a tour?? Think man really think, dude is hungry

  114. a tribe called quest Says:

    Ive always heard beanie > jay talk and at times it did make sense but C’mon son

  115. the real truth Says:

    The Broad Street Bully Is A Mixtape Not An Album…And BP3 is what it is…Stadium Uisc so its not fair to compare the two

    But I Will Say This

    Attention Derficit > BP3 By Leaps And Bounds…Ask Eskay Hell Tell You

  116. GMLLZ Says:

    #9 on that Complex tracklist…I remember the mixtape version of that song and I’m pretty sure that Beans was on that song originally.

    That chilly chill hook was heavy on the mixtape

  117. hartley Says:

    Leather pants in the summer boi who ya stylist?

  118. &What?! Says:

    ^I guess you never heard ether then?

    ^

    I’ve heard one hot Beanie verse, the one on that Asher Roth – Perfectionist track. He spits a nice verse on that one.

    Infact that ‘Feel it in the Air’ track is good too.

    But Jay-Z has hundreds of good songs.. there is NO WAY IN FUCKING HELL that Beans is better than Jay.

    & smh at Bleek not even knowing how to spell sigel.

  119. a tribe called quest Says:

    Attention Derficit > BP3 By Leaps And Bounds…Ask Eskay Hell Tell You

    –I havent heard it but thats almost as bad as Land saying Streets disciple > Illmatic

  120. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    Boos Bigelow Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 6:04 pm
    Lol at iceberg recycling and coming with prewrittens to a blog….
    ^^^

    I have to homie, cause they cant answer real sh!t, so i just hittem with the real again

  121. Aggressive Content Says:

    Ehhh yeah true

    IMO though Native Tongues Movement > Most of what was going on in Hip Hop during the early 90’s.

    ^
    Pure jewel to a young man like myself. Hit wikipedia and was suprised. I had no idea all them artist were connected.

    I’m already a fan of 50% of that movement.

  122. the real truth Says:

    My Bad For The Typos In The Last Comment

    Beans > Jay Back In The Day By Far But Beans went into Jail and Jay Flourished…But If You Were a Roc Stan Back Then Everybody Knew Hov wasnt Fucking With Beans

  123. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    This is a good video

  124. NovemberEnd aka What Do You Mean Teenager What Age Are We Talking About Says:

    # a tribe called quest Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    Ive always heard beanie > jay talk and at times it did make sense but C’mon son
    ^^^^^
    90% of Ether exposed Hov but “compared to beans you wack” was just an outright lie….typical divide and conquer strategy on Nasir part

  125. hartley Says:

    Last night Bleek was at the worst club in my city wearing a durag and a rocawear tshirt that hasnt been sold since 2001. He dresses like it is 1999 forever. You think Jay or someone else would give him some style tips so he can get a nice looking bitch or something. Hope he getting paid for showing up there. Gotta make loot somehow i guess.

  126. the real truth Says:

    I havent heard it but thats almost as bad as Land saying Streets disciple > Illmatic

    ^
    BP3 = Illmatic Now?….SMH…Imma Jus Say BP3 is good but overrated and AD is better…Sorry i have to be honest

  127. Mag Says:

    I’m glad Beans airing out this Camel…

    All jokes aside Camel is the Devil.

  128. Boos Bigelow Says:

    Joe 88 Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 6:05 pm
    If Beans was making good enough cake and not in the position he’s in now…he never would have came at him like that…

    ^So what position exactly is beans in? Of course not in hov’s space (n) but I doubt he’s starving, well I hope not. He might not be living like he was living when he was with the roc, but I doubt he’s like broke broke, like night shift rite aid warehouse broke.
    _____________________________________________________________

    Beans is in an indie artist position…I mean he wants to have a convo about what?…why Hov Left him?….no beans went with dame…He wants to have a convo with Jay because Jay is in a better situation and Jay neccessarily didnt court him for the ride cause he was reckless….

    It’s not about the money per se……as in Hov owes him a dollar amount…its about Beans Being left out of the presence of Jay..because he wants that oppurtunity to fish…

    Beans wants to be back in that family so He can fish….but never took the time to fish on his own….All he wants is Jay’s presence so he can make money…Dude is sad…

  129. a tribe called quest Says:

    BP3 = Illmatic Now?….SMH…Imma Jus Say BP3 is good but overrated and AD is better…Sorry i have to be honest

    –*Blank stare* no it is not illmatic truth it was an example. Bah but it is your opinion i respekts that

  130. GMLLZ Says:

    # the real truth Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:11 pm

    My Bad For The Typos In The Last Comment

    Beans > Jay Back In The Day By Far But Beans went into Jail and Jay Flourished…But If You Were a Roc Stan Back Then Everybody Knew Hov wasnt Fucking With Beans
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Beans is/was nasty…but Hov is iLLer. Fuck all the marketing and and sales talk. Just bar for bar, I got Hov alllllllllll day.

    If these niggaz end up battling (which I doubt heavily but would love to witness) we’ll see what’s what.

    But even then, Nas won the battle with Jay, but Jay is still nicer.

  131. Joe 88 Says:

    But Jay-Z has hundreds of good songs.. there is NO WAY IN FUCKING HELL that Beans is better than Jay.

    ^I guess you missed my point (n) I said “right now” today, not there collective careers, that would be a stupid comparasion, but as of today, imo I like beans more (n)

  132. &What?! Says:

    Asher Roth > Wale

  133. Gravity Says:

    The JayZ hate and stannery is never ending. The facts are evident. All

    these so called ‘real cats’ in here talking that loyalty bullshit.. where was

    Beans loyalty to Jay when he signed to Dame? where was that same

    friendship he so cherishes now that he’s broke? Where the fuck was that

    loyalty when he sat there for Whoo Kid to clown his’brother’. this ni99a

    beans is a liar, pure and simple. He mad at JayZ cos he fucked his own life

    up! Why ni99as won’t respond about beans lieing about that whole he got

    quadrangled by some hoodni99as and got shot up but PoPo cldn’t find no

    evidence. Why he ain’t holla @ Hov when he saw the ni99a at his own

    b’day party last week? Weak minds feel for beans.

  134. the real truth Says:

    –*Blank stare* no it is not illmatic truth it was an example. Bah but it is your opinion i respekts that

    ^
    Oh Ok I Was About To Say LOL.

    *Daps*

    Have You Heard It Yet?…Got The Link If You Want It

  135. &What?! Says:

    ^I guess you missed my point (n) I said “right now” today, not there collective careers, that would be a stupid comparasion, but as of today, imo I like beans more (n)

    ^

    My bad.

  136. Gravity Says:

    last 2 weeks, and that post just got all fucked up… Lol, my bad.

  137. the real truth Says:

    Beans is/was nasty…but Hov is iLLer. Fuck all the marketing and and sales talk. Just bar for bar, I got Hov alllllllllll day.

    ^
    Now In 2009 Hov > Beans….But Back IN 99-02 Hov Was Not Fucking Wit Beanie Sigel…Truth Is Truth (c) Camel Face Money Waist

  138. a tribe called quest Says:

    Na good looks truth ______ sent it to me already

  139. wonkakid Says:

    BURR BURR BURR!!!

    Any track of Burrprint 3D OR the ColdWar tapes > this shit

  140. a tribe called quest Says:

    wait wasnt 99-02 Hovs prime? how was he not fucking with Beanie?

  141. GMLLZ Says:

    Jay created an opportunity for niggaz to shine. If you didn’t shine, don’t be mad at the shade…shit — Beans couldn’t have gotten a better stage at that time! Early 2000 late 99? Beans stop fuckin cryin.

  142. ThatMan Says:

    Next week, Memphis Bleek should drop a Jay-Z diss track for shits and giggles and to see everyone spazzzzzz out.

  143. Gravity Says:

    @ Joe88, I know you gonna come back with “thats my opinion, music is

    subjective” statement …. If Beans is better than JayZ by any stretch of

    the imagination, he’d at least be hot in the streets. I am a huge Beans fan,

    but that ni99a is gassed off of Nasir pawning him by saying Beans was

    better.. C’mon homie. Goes to show beans was probably putting too much

    stock in his real worth as an artist @ Roc-a-Fella. SMH

  144. &What?! Says:

    Why are all Fabolous’ albums fucking RnB trash?

  145. Boos Bigelow Says:

    01 hov dropped blueprint…was beans better…Beans is one of the top most underrated rappers in the game today….but do to his own volition…he fucked up his situation…

    Hov doesn’t rap the same way….so when people say “better” they’re talking 93-94 type way…which beans is still stuck at….Not a bad thing at all…But Jay is on another level and Plane as far as his rap style and How “hard” he goes..

    Beans is mixtape better…but what does that mean?…Hov is in another rap genre…to compare the two about being better is nonsense…this aint a battle anyway…its just about beans releasing feelings through songs…

  146. Gravity Says:

    All the Beans defenders, someone answer the above questions.. Why he ain’t do it when he saw him in person 2weeks ago? Why are you ignoring the fact Beans been lied about dumb shit to get publicity before, and why won’t anyone call him out on his disloyalty? I guess y’all dn’t see that! SMFH

  147. Boos Bigelow Says:

    The Beans vs Hov convo might surpass the Jay vs Nas convo….

    Niggas have literally non-stop talked about this situation….

  148. &What?! Says:

    I wonder if Jay actually gets upset about this shit (no homo) cause me personally if my friend was to turn round and do this shit I’d feel disrespected and betrayed, but at the same time you don’t wanna lose a homie over bullshit cause life is too short.

  149. a tribe called quest Says:

    DAME EMBEZZLED MONEY OUT OF THE ROC FOR HIS OWN PERSONAL GAIN. How is this being overlooked, i want this nigga locked up

  150. b-ease Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 5:49 pm
    On top of all this, Beanie signed with Dame Dash Music Group back in 2004. In a wikipedia entry on Beanie, it says he made the decision to sign with Dame over Jay because he’d never spent time around Jay on and off day. That he had a more personal relationship with Dame and Biggs. Now here he is, five years later, saying they were like a family, that he wants a phone call blah blah blah. He didn’t want that phone call in 2004, when he was sitting in Jay’s office (according to the Charlemagne interview), asking to be let out of his contract. So what’s the real story?

    ^^
    WORD.

  151. BSEENANDHEARD Says:

    anybody know the sample used on that Wiz track?

  152. GMLLZ Says:

    # the real truth Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:19 pm

    Beans is/was nasty…but Hov is iLLer. Fuck all the marketing and and sales talk. Just bar for bar, I got Hov alllllllllll day.

    ^
    Now In 2009 Hov > Beans….But Back IN 99-02 Hov Was Not Fucking Wit Beanie Sigel…Truth Is Truth (c) Camel Face Money Waist
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Nah. Most people say that Hov has gotten worse not better (I think if he’s changed at all — he’s improved. Subject matter has obviously changed, but it’s the natural progression of someone whose horizons expand for whatever reason)

    bar for bar, flow for flow, delivery for delivery(ies)…Hov wins by a landslide. The nigga diversifies flows and deliveries and he’s nice with all of em.

    When you add in lyrics……c’mon man. Beans is nice..but ask Nas… he don’t want it with HOV…..yea I said it…I think Jay crushed Nas on that Blueprint 2 track and People Talkin but I guess the battle was over

  153. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    On top of all this, Beanie signed with Dame Dash Music Group back in 2004. In a wikipedia entry on Beanie, it says he made the decision to sign with Dame over Jay because he’d never spent time around Jay on and off day. That he had a more personal relationship with Dame and Biggs. Now here he is, five years later, saying they were like a family, that he wants a phone call blah blah blah. He didn’t want that phone call in 2004, when he was sitting in Jay’s office (according to the Charlemagne interview), asking to be let out of his contract. So what’s the real story?
    ^^^^^

    Co sign this 1000 percent

  154. the real truth Says:

    wait wasnt 99-02 Hovs prime? how was he not fucking with Beanie?

    ^
    Beans First Album…Put Ya Hands Up Etc. Were incredible…beans Killed Hov On This Cant Be Life Which Is Debateable But I Feel Beans Got It..

    Its All IMO But Bar For Bar Not Musically Beans Was Nicer During That Time

  155. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    Question can anyone tell me the last beanie song they have heard on the radio or in the club??

  156. BurrBritain Says:

    BURRRR BURRR BURRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  157. Prophecy_projectz Says:

    In fairness Eskay when you name your song Empire State of Mind, it kinda invites comparisons to New York State of mind…just a little. I mean everyone jumped and thought it was an updated version with Nasir because that title is synonomous witht that joint a little.

    Also, this video kinda feels like a 2009 version of the “If I ruled the World” video.

  158. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 6:28 pm
    Question can anyone tell me the last beanie song they have heard on the radio or in the club??

    ^^^^

    No shot but my girl ask who was he? and i cant think of a way that she will know

  159. BurrBritain Says:

    Question can anyone tell me the last beanie song they have heard on the radio or in the club??

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Hand’s Up

  160. Boos Bigelow Says:

    # a tribe called quest Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    DAME EMBEZZLED MONEY OUT OF THE ROC FOR HIS OWN PERSONAL GAIN. How is this being overlooked, i want this nigga locked up
    _________________________________________________________________

    Exactly….but you know why its overlooked….cause Niggas envy Hov or don’t like his success….when you at the top people become a hater of you for no reason…

    Dame is down and out and looking dusty…since he’s broke its a non-issue…hip-hop heads hate the squeaky clean image of Jay and it irritates them….so their thought process is irrational when dealing with this situation.

  161. GMLLZ Says:

    This Beans shit is really REALLY comparable in so many ways to Young Buck crying on the phone talking to 50.

    Nah not in every way, but in so many ways. The track isn’t even hard. It’s kinda tough like Drake is…think about it.

  162. &What?! Says:

    Curren$y and Wiz Khalifa >

  163. Joe 88 Says:

    DAME EMBEZZLED MONEY OUT OF THE ROC FOR HIS OWN PERSONAL GAIN. How is this being overlooked, i want this nigga locked up

    *dead*

    I’m out fellas, bout to enjoy my weekend, peace

    *rides pass nah right*

    *Rolls all four windows up*

    *locks doors*

    *chucks the duece while not making any eye contact and keeping my eyes on the road*

    *is the bigger man (n)*

  164. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    Boos Bigelow Says:

    October 30th, 2009 at 6:30 pm
    # a tribe called quest Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    DAME EMBEZZLED MONEY OUT OF THE ROC FOR HIS OWN PERSONAL GAIN. How is this being overlooked, i want this nigga locked up
    _________________________________________________________________

    Exactly….but you know why its overlooked….cause Niggas envy Hov or don’t like his success….when you at the top people become a hater of you for no reason…

    Dame is down and out and looking dusty…since he’s broke its a non-issue…hip-hop heads hate the squeaky clean image of Jay and it irritates them….so their thought process is irrational when dealing with this situation.

    ^^^

    Ive been screaming this all damn day and no blogger or anyone comments on this, dame stole money from everywhere, he said I could sue him right now

    And than he said about Jayz. Jay offered me money but i did not want it (those are words out of his mouth) and than did a deal with dame and it did not work and even on Jays last album, was beans not on it, people?? Yes he was and i luved how jay put him on the right track, Ignorant sh!T

  165. Gravity Says:

    All this so-called street code ni99as only wanna claim street when shit ain’t in their favor! Som1 on Nah did say beans and freeway were done for laughing with Whoo-Kid about the Camelface joke. Beans is a Liar, FACT.
    I bought all his albums retail too so I ain’t hating just spitting truth.

  166. Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:

    1 joe 88

  167. the real truth Says:

    When you add in lyrics……c’mon man. Beans is nice..but ask Nas… he don’t want it with HOV…..yea I said it…I think Jay crushed Nas on that Blueprint 2 track and People Talkin but I guess the battle was over

    ^
    Nah Not Really…BP2 Track was dope but Nas had already won by then

    Lemme Just Say This…Im Not Taking Beans Side In The Argument I Jus Understand Wheres Hes Comin From More Than I Do Hovs Perspective. Beans Took The Roc To Another Level And Its His Fault For Going To Jail Like Ive Said B4 I DOnt Think Hov Should Have Posted His Bail But Hov Played Him And The Rest Of Sp Dirty Theres No Denying It At This Point…The Young Gunz Getting 1200 A Show?…Thats Not Fucked Up And Hov Holding Beans To His Contract And Not Letting Him Sign With Curtis?…I Understand That From A Competetive Stand Point But Letting Him Sit On The Shelf Is Cold Blooded (Rick James), Hov Is Who He Is And We All Kno Hes Buisness B4 FriendShip, But Buisness Ethics Have To Come Into Play At Some Point And The Thin Line Between Buisness And Friendship Is Sometyhing Hov Doesnt Care About Obviously

  168. &What?! Says:

    *dead*

    I’m out fellas, bout to enjoy my weekend, peace

    *rides pass nah right*

    *Rolls all four windows up*

    *locks doors*

    *chucks the duece while not making any eye contact and keeping my eyes on the road*

    *is the bigger man (n)*

    ^^

    *car windows get smashed by stray bottle*

  169. RIGZ Says:

    # Mr. Iceberg Slim Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:28 pm

    Question can anyone tell me the last beanie song they have heard on the radio or in the club??

    ^^^

    LOL

    Why do you always say things like this? LOL. Who fucking cares….

  170. RIGZ Says:

    This video / song combo is really dope…

  171. GMLLZ Says:

    the real truth Says:
    October 30th, 2009 at 6:35 pm

    When you add in lyrics……c’mon man. Beans is nice..but ask Nas… he don’t want it with HOV…..yea I said it…I think Jay crushed Nas on that Blueprint 2 track and People Talkin but I guess the battle was over

    ^
    Nah Not Really…BP2 Track was dope but Nas had already won by then

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    I said the battle was already over son. Read. I recognized that.

    Beans is still Young Buck crying on the phone to me right now. The nigga had the chance of a lifetime as an artist and he fucked it up. I don’t feel sorry for dude.

    Plus…how many of them State Prop niggaz did Beans feed with that State Property Clothing line money? I would guess that none of them other niggaz saw any of that cake. They just modeled in ads.

  172. a tribe called quest Says:

    Why do you always say things like this? LOL. Who fucking cares….

    –His accountant

  173. GMLLZ Says:

    THE REAL TRUTH

    Son you can’t say Hov is business before friendship! You don’t know the relationship that Beans and Hov had. No one here does. According to Wiki them niggaz weren’t even friends. It was always business. Read the article by Gooch in NahRight Lite. Read why Beans signed with Dame after the split.

  174. dandy Says:

    a shame this video doesn’t match the greatness of the song..

  175. Chasin Rhymes Says:

    Anybody else think beans is soundin like that african chick on girls, girls, girls “Jiggaman why you treat me like animal?” (no eddie murphy)

  176. De_Here Says:

    Who else waiting for Inside Man 2…..

    ^^^

    AY-FUCKING-YO

    and this video was decent…since it’s a Hype video I’m glad there weren’t any cgi shots of the statue of liberty doing the pool palace…oh and Beans has taken top spot as most emotional rapper prone to wild lash outs….Cam is now number 2….

  177. spirit equality Says:

    now that i reflect on beans’ radio interview, most of his ire should be directed at dame

    beans either needs to sue dame for the money he’s owed or hang dame upside down by his ankles and shake the loose change outta his pockets. LOL.

    come on now. dame owes you hundreds of thousands and you go at jay?

    even if jay got beans kicked out of the powerhouse show….dame owes you hundreds of thousands of dollars. i’d rather have my money and not be able to hang out backstage than the other way around. what part of the game is this?

    and what’s stopping beans from making another state property album or a potent solo? i heard *nada* about his new record. look at what raekwon did with OBFCL2. he put together a good album, hustled to promote it, and got great results. then def jam came around and cut the check for a ghost/rae/meth album….rae made HIMSELF hot again

    come on, beans…

  178. Mo Says:

    lmao @ whoever said that beans is better than Jay-Z right now…tell beans to make an album that’s better than any of Jay-Zs albums. i’ll give him a time frame of 1 yr.

  179. raafi Says:

    First of all, the video was whack. I mean for a classic song that’s banging out of every stereo in NYC right now, to come back with a video this flat is just lame. Missed opportunity, Hype.

    Second of all, Beans’ best verse is on Somehow Someway — all the promise of his hardrock style mixed with pure street poetry. God, that verse kills me every time. But Jay schooled him back on Momma Loves Me, “Beans I ain’t tryin to change you – just give you some game, to make the transition, from the street to the fame.” In other words, it takes more than just having talent to make it under the bright lights. One of those things is keeping your ass out of the joint. I guess that’s easier said than done for some cats. SMDH.

    Thirdly, there’s no way, by any measure, Beans could ever be considered better than Jay. At any time. Please.

    Last, Beans’ dis track is a complete disaster. What you’re supposed to do if you got a beef with a dude is settle it with your rhymes. Don’t go talking for three minutes trying to make your case after spitting a couple average verses. AHNT. Dude sounded kinda like Young Buck on that tape. If you want to crush another rapper [||] do it with your rhymes, like on Ether. Otherwise, the only battle that you’re winning is undermining the integrity of your mic skills.

  180. Clarke Says:

    Lil mama is in the background during the HARLEM scene.

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  182. TheCoolest Says:

    Run This Town > Empire State Of Mind

    There’s too much nostalgia in this Video

  183. sam maximus Says:

    i’m mad tired of jay stealin kanye’s steez. i mean, this shit is preposterous. this ain’t nothin but a complete knock off of ye’s homecoming video. jay…kill ya self for this shit, and understand that you owe the second half of your career to mr. west.

  184. PH Says:

    very underwhelmed

  185. chinchillah Says:

    I think Alicia was listening to Coldplay before she recorded her piece…

    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7utt_coldplay-the-scientist_music

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