The 20 Best Brooklyn Anthems

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  • MC Lyte
  • Beastie Boys
  • 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

13. "Hello Brooklyn 2.0," Jay-Z feat. Lil Wayne

Before he started beefing with both Jay-Z and New York as a whole, Weezy hooked up with Hov for this 2007 remake of the 1989 Beastie Boys song of the same name. And surprise, surpise: Five years later, "Hello Brooklyn" is the tagline on Nets billboards and posters throughout the borough. 

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