The 20 Best Brooklyn Anthems

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  • 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
  • Jay-Z
  • Roy Ayers
  • Notorious B.I.G.
  • Jay-Z, The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Beastie Boys
  • Ol' Dirty Bastard
  • Barclays Center

18. "Brooklyn Queens," 3rd Bass

Shhh. Don't tell anyone, but Brooklyn has some of the baddest, boldest, most beautiful women on the planet. We aren't the first ones to say this though: 3rd Bass let the kitty out the bag in 1989 on this funky underground hit produced by Prince Paul.  

(Photo: Courtesy UMG Recordings)

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