Who Gon Stop Me: Jay-Z's 18 Top-10 Singles

Hov makes it look easy with a record-setting number of hits.

Jay-Z and Kanye West - Celebrities are good for more than just gossip and scandal. Many of our favorite stars have gone above and beyond to do good deeds for their fellow man, often with no photo-op in sight.When Jay and 'Ye wanted to say thank you to the staff that took care of them at the New York City hotel where they spent months recording Watch the Throne, they invited the entire staff to their concert and even hooked them up with VIP treatment. A source says the rap duo felt they were "very well looked after" during their recording sessions and wanted to show their appreciation.(Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

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With the news that Jay-Z's and Kanye West's hit single "Niggas in Paris" has broken into the Top 10 of Billboard's esteemed Hot 100 list this week comes the revelation that Jigga has surpassed Lil Wayne and Ludacris (both tied with 17) for most Top Ten singles. Take a look at the impressive collection of hits.(Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)


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"Izzo (H.O.V.A.)" - Jay-Z scored his first solo Billboard Top 10 hit with "Izzo (H.O.V.A)" off his sixth album The Blueprint in 2001. (Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

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"03 Bonnie & Clyde," Jay-Z feat. Beyoncé - Jigga cracked the Top 10 with future wifey Beyoncé on  "03 Bonnie & Clyde," which peaked at No. 4 on December 28, 2002.(Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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Jay-Z Knocks Obama on Unemployment Rate  - Having long been a supporter of President Obama, Jay took a sobering look at the prez when saying about the high unemployment rate: “Numbers don't lie. Unemployment is pretty high. It's f----d up, but he's trying not to be the angry Black man."(Photo: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

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"Dirt Off Your Shoulder," Jay-Z - In 2003 Jay-Z racked up more than a few Top 10 hits, starting with "Dirt Off Your Shoulder" in March.(Photo: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Jay-Z on the popularity of throwback jerseys  - “It got to a point where everyone was walking around with these Jerseys on, and we all just looked like the biggest basketball team in the world.”(Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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"Change Clothes," Jay-Z - By December 2003, another single off The Black Album, "Change Clothes," made the Top 10 cut.(Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

"Show Me What You Got," Jay-Z  - "Show Me What You Got," the first single off Jay-Z's 2006 album Kingdom Come, released after the end of his musical hiatus, signaled a return to the top of the Billboard charts as well. (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

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"Show Me What You Got," Jay-Z - "Show Me What You Got," the first single off Jay-Z's 2006 album Kingdom Come, released after the end of his musical hiatus, signaled a return to the top of the Billboard charts as well. (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Deeper Than Rap - The man who can’t seem to put the mic down, though he claimed retirement in 2004, released an album with his lil bro and favorite producer Kanye West. The highly anticipated release Watch the Throne included “New Day,” a track that had the gossip mill churning once again, when Hova rapped: Sorry junior, I already ruined ya/ Cause you ain’t even alive, paparazzi pursuin’ ya/ Sins of a father make your life ten times harder/ I just wanna take ya to a barber/ Bondin’ on charters, all the sh*t that I never did/ I just pray we was in love on the night that we conceived him/Promise to never leave him even if his mama tweakin’/ Cause my dad left me and I promise never repeat him.(Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)

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"Young Forever," Jay-Z Featuring Mr Hudson - Jay-Z's "Young Forever," featuring G.O.O.D. Music artist Mr Hudson off The Blueprint 3, became a Top 10 single in 2010.  (Photo: Vince Bucci/PictureGroup)


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"N****s in Paris," Jay-Z and Kanye West - N***as in Paris," Jay's recent collaboration with Kanye West off their joint Watch the Throne album, claimed the coveted No. 1 spot on December 7, 2011. (Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

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Jay-Z - Hov teamed with the United Nations to raise awareness about the world’s water crisis in 2006 through an MTV special, Diary of Jay-Z: Water for Life. During his international tours, Jay-Z has met people who had no access to clean drinking water. (Photo: WENN.com)

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"I'll Be," Foxy Brown Featuring Jay-Z - Foxy Brown's 1997 song "I'll Be," featuring Jay-Z, off her debut album, Ill Na Na, rose to the No. 7 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was Foxy's first and only Top 40 single. (Photo: WENN.com)

Jay-Z on Beef With Lil Wayne  - "That's sport, that's rap music. That's not going to change. The only thing that's gonna change is the participants.”

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"Frontin'," Pharrell featuring Jay-Z - Hov blessed Pharrell with a verse for the summer hit "Frontin," which peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard charts. (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)


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Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z, "Umbrella"  - Jay assisted his Roc Nation artist Rihanna with her breakthrough single "Umbrella" (2007), her first Top 10 Billboard hit.  (Photo: Mark Davis/PictureGroup)


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Linkin Park and Jay-Z, "Numb/Encore" - Jay-Z and Coldplay's crossover experiment, "Numb/Encore," became a Billboard 100 hit in 2003. (Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)