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Rap Quiz: How Well Do You Know JAY-Z & Nas Lyrics?

10 lines, two options. Who spit what?

Below you'll find 10 lines. Some are from the King of New York (JAY-Z) and some are from the other King of New York (no, not Kendrick). Your job is to know which MC said which; it's harder than you think.

Of course, everyone knows classic lyrics like Jay's "I'm a Business, mannnnnn" and Nas' "Sleep is the cousin of death," so we really dug deep for bars that most casual fans probably won't immediately recognize.

If you click on the correct answer, you'll be able to listen to the song. If you click on the wrong answer, you're in for a surprise.

Good luck.

"Exotic lady eye-catcher, holla at ya, call me the chiropractor / Working like Muay Thai class, get perspire out ya"

JAY-Z or Nas

"Bust a shell at the ground, pellets hit the crowd / Nobody like a snitch, everybody shut they mouth"

JAY-Z or Nas

"When it boils to steam, it comes to it / We all fiends, gotta do it, even righteous minds go through this"

JAY-Z or Nas



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"I want someone who like the champagne I like / my a-alike"

JAY-Z or Nas

"Me and my fam roll tight like The Firm / Getting down for life, that's right, you better learn"

JAY-Z or Nas

"Well life is harsh; hug me, don't reject me"

JAY-Z or Nas

"See I got demons in my past, so I got daughters on the way / If the prophecy's correct, then the child should have to pay"

JAY-Z or Nas

"That made him smile, though his eyes said 'pray for me' / I'll do you one better and slay these niggas faithfully"

JAY-Z or Nas

"Dwelling in the Rotten Apple, you get tackled / Or caught by the devil's lasso, shit is a hassle"

JAY-Z or Nas

"Dreamin' of fly shit instead of them gray skies / Gray 5's, hatah's wishin' our reign dies"

JAY-Z or Nas

So, how'd you do? Share your results in the comments below!