The 20 Best Brooklyn Anthems

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  • Jay-Z, Lil Wayne
  • Lil Kim
  • Jay-Z, Santigold
  • Crooklyn Dodgers
  • Black Star
  • Crooklyn Dodgers
  • Smif-N-Wessun
  • Jay-Z
  • Roy Ayers
  • Notorious B.I.G.
  • Jay-Z, The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Beastie Boys
  • Ol' Dirty Bastard
  • Barclays Center
  • Mos Def
  • Jeru Tha Damaja
  • 3rd Bass
  • Fabolous
  • Gang Starr
  • MC Lyte
  • Beastie Boys

11. Jay-Z feat. Santigold, "Brooklyn Go Hard"

The King of Brooklyn links up with Bed-Stuy newcomer Santigold for this Kanye-produced banger from the soundtrack of the Biggie biopic Notorious, name-dropping Brownsville, Bainbridge Street and Branch Rickey, legendary owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, along the way.

(Photos from left to right: Jason Kempin/Getty Images, Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Moet Rose)

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