The 20 Best Brooklyn Anthems

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  • 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
  • Jay-Z, Lil Wayne
  • Lil Kim
  • Jay-Z, Santigold
  • Crooklyn Dodgers
  • Black Star
  • Crooklyn Dodgers
  • Smif-N-Wessun

4. "Unbelievable," The Notorious B.I.G.

True, this is more of an extended boast than a toast to Brooklyn, but it's the borough's rap patron saint at his best, and don't forget about the unmistakable opening lines: "Live from Bedford-Stuyvesant, the livest one, representin' BK to the fullest." 
 
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