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Yasiin Bey's Niggas in Poorest
Top 40 Underdog
2012
Jay Z's Niggas in Paris
Watch the Throne
Def Jam 2011

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Main genre: Hip-Hop / R&B

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Jay Gumb$

Contributed by Jay Gumb$ (7192 submissions)



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  • Jay Gumb$
    Jay Gumb$ said 2 years ago:

    Glad you asked. I submitted Freeway's Ni99as in Africa so here's the difference.

    While Freeway (and everybody else) just does their own thing over the beat, Mos Def's song is nearly a "line for line" adaptation of the Jay-Z song. I compared the lyrics while submitting this so that's why I submitted it as a remake of the song. It's much like a parody (without the funny).

  • ringmancz
    ringmancz said 2 years ago:

    cover? how is it different from Latinos In Paris or Freeway's version?

  • اظحر
    اظحر said 2 years ago:

    Rah, this s*** gave me chills