"Swagga Like Us" is a song by rappers T.I and Jay-Z, released as the first single from Jay-Z's eleventh studio album The Blueprint³ and the second single from T.I.'s sixth studio album, Paper Trail. It was released on September 6, 2008. The song features Kanye West and Lil Wayne both using the auto-tune in their verses. The song's instrumental is based on a mixed sample of M.I.A. singing "no one on the corner has swagga like us", from her hit single "Paper Planes".
The song was nominated for the Grammy for Best Rap Song and won the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group at the 51st Grammy Awards. This song was number 22 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2008. T.I., Kanye West, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, and M.I.A. performed this song at the 2009 Grammy Awards, while M.I.A. was 9 months pregnant.
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