The Rundown: Jay-Z, Magna Carta Holy Grail

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"F.U.T.W."

Like on "Picasso Baby," Timbaland seemingly finds inspiration from the grimy beats of '90s hip hop on "F.U.T.W," chopping up samples of chimes and vocal wails to chilling effect. It's a down-the-pipe fastball for Hov, who skillfully harks back to the themes of Watch the Throne, again linking his successes to the struggles of the civil rights era: "Martin had a dream, Hov got a team / My chain already heavy, don't let me get a ring." Jay may have sold his miniscule stake in the Nets to be a sports agent, but don't think he's giving up bragging rights yet.

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