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Anyone who hears the song might describe it as having an Eastern feel. And indeed it does, for it was borrowed directly from a famous Abdel Halim Hafez song entitled "Khosara." Abdel Halim Hafez is one of the most famous musicians in the history of Arabic music and probably second most beloved in Egypt behind Oum Kalthoum. Yet, Jay-Z did not credit Abdel Halim Hafez or his composer Baligh Hamdi for the beat that made him millions of dollars… read more

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  • Avatar for DeySeeMeRollin
    many chicks wonna put jiggas fist in cuffs, divorce him, split his bucks, just because you got good head imma break bread so you can be livin it up? Shit I parts with nothin, yall be frontin, me give my heart to a woman...not for nothin, never happen, i'll be forever mackin... lol damn
  • Avatar for kespimp
    love the MTV Unplugged album. The Roots are siiiiiick
  • Avatar for trgrhippy
    This song so so PIMP! Makes me want to be a pimp lol.....
  • Avatar for urbangroovz
    Jay and the Roots need to do another MTV performance! Its been waaayyyy too long, and look where MTV has gone!
  • Avatar for hubb22
    Shitty radio version
  • Avatar for xina_christina
    Jay Z with The Roots FTW!
  • Avatar for morphoeugenia
    It does suck.
  • Avatar for tiffanyamiller
    wow this version totally SUCKS
  • Avatar for a25dj
    Afro basque
  • Avatar for moussor
    I'd say this is the unplugged version

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