The 10 Best Moments Of Jay-Z's "Open Letter"

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Setting The Record Straight - Now, just in case the White House Press Secretary wasn't clear enough for folks everywhere, President Obama had this to say of Jay-Z and Beyonce's trip that inspired Hov's song "Open Letter": “I wasn’t familiar that they were taking the trip. My understanding is I think they went through a group that organizes these educational trips down to Cuba. You know, this is not something the White House was involved with. We’ve got better things to do.”Now that this is out of the way, click on to see what Jay's 10 Best Moments of "Open Letter" Are! (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The 10 Best Moments Of Jay-Z's "Open Letter": Moment 1 - Last Thursday at 7:45 EDT, Jay-Z released his latest subliminal diss track, "Open Letter," in response to some of the backlash he's gotten from critics for going to Cuba and selling his stake in the Brooklyn Nets. With fire in his lyrics, Hovito struck back with superproducers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz reminding people of who he really is.With that said, we're bringing you The 10 Best Moments of Jay-Z's Open Letter starting with:?Let this s--t knock.? In case you were wondering what Jay-Z wanted the beat to do before he murdered it, this was hit first request. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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The 10 Best Moments Of Jay-Z's "Open Letter": Moment 1 - Last Thursday at 7:45 EDT, Jay-Z released his latest subliminal diss track, "Open Letter," in response to some of the backlash he's gotten from critics for going to Cuba and selling his stake in the Brooklyn Nets. With fire in his lyrics, Hovito struck back with superproducers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz reminding people of who he really is.With that said, we're bringing you The 10 Best Moments of Jay-Z's Open Letter starting with:“Let this s--t knock.” In case you were wondering what Jay-Z wanted the beat to do before he murdered it, this was hit first request. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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Moment #2: Switch It Up - In case you try to pull the okey doke on Jay-Z, best believe that he has something up his sleeve. How do we know that? Peep this:“Every time they think they got me, I switch the plan up.”(Photo: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri)

Jay Z - Even though Jay made the Yankee fitted more famous than the Yankees did, he became invested in another New York team, the Nets. He bought a minority ownership in the team and helped to orchestrate their move to his place of origin, Brooklyn.(Photo: James Devaney/WireImage)

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Moment #3: Always a Net - Don't think that just because Jay-Z is no longer a part owner of the Brooklyn Nets it means that he's going to simply disappear from the Barclays Center.“Would have brought the Nets to Brooklyn for free off of you, f---in’ dweeb/ I still own the building, I’m still keeping my seats.”(Photo: James Devaney/WireImage)

Moment #4: Besties With the POTUS? - It's common knowledge that President Obama and Jay-Z are friendly considering the fundraiser that Hov threw, which raised $4 million for the President's last campaign. Also, Beyonc? did sing at the inauguration, so the first family of hip-hop and the first family are very chummy. Jay-Z's recent trip to Cuba has been questioned by a lot of folks, including Stacey Dash, and here's what Brooklyn's finest said:?Boy from the hood, but got White House clearance.?  (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Moment #4: Besties With the POTUS? - It's common knowledge that President Obama and Jay-Z are friendly considering the fundraiser that Hov threw, which raised $4 million for the President's last campaign. Also, Beyoncé did sing at the inauguration, so the first family of hip-hop and the first family are very chummy. Jay-Z's recent trip to Cuba has been questioned by a lot of folks, including Stacey Dash, and here's what Brooklyn's finest said:“Boy from the hood, but got White House clearance.” (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Moment #5: Swizzy's Voice - The hook, which was inspired by BET fam Kevin Hart, is done by none other than Swizz Beatz. Please remember that "y'all gon' learn today!" (Photo: Ryan Theriot/Getty Images for 1 OAK)

The 20 Best Timbaland Beats - Justin Timberlake is back in the spotlight with his acclaimed new album, The 20/20 Experience. The disc, his first in six years, dropped last Tuesday and is expected to sell nearly a million records, easily landing him yet another No. 1. But he didn't do it alone: The album is produced by long-time collaborator Timbaland, who laced JT with lush, futuristic-soul beats. Not that we should expect anything less ? Timbaland is one of the most important hip hop, R&B and pop producers of the past quarter-century. Here, in honor of his big win with Justin, we sift through Timbaland's seemingly endless catalog of hits and list his 20 best beats. ?Alex Gale (Photo: Jerritt Clark/FilmMagic)

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Moment #6: Timbo's Back - Besides working with Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake, Timbaland is letting it be known that he's back. It was only right that the legendary producer collaborated with Hov and Swizzy on this track with an old school, raw and gritty feel. (Photo: Jerritt Clark/FilmMagic)

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Moment #7: The Shout Out to His Boo - When you're married to Beyoncé, shouting her out never gets old, so of course Jay-Z threw in a nod to his wife's hometown:“Catch a body, head to Houston/I’m in Cuba, I love Cubans/This communist talk is so confusing, when it’s from China the very mic that I’m using.” (Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Swiss Beatz @therealswizzz - Swizz Beatz gets silly trying on Jay-Z’s 5 Kilo gold chain as Timbaland waits his turn. (Photo: instagram/therealswizzz)

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Moment #8: It's All Love - Clearly when you're masters, you have time to stop and pose for a quick pic. But when your masterpiece is made by Swizzy and Timbo, of course you want to stunt like this and proclaim yourself:“The Bob Dylan of rap music.”(Photo: Instagram via Therealswizzz)

Moment #9: Rolexes for Days... - As Jay-Z, Timbaland and Swizz Beatz schooled the world on their classic timepieces, Hov let the world know that there's still a lot to learn with this one:?You?re an idiot, baby, you should become a student.?(Photo: Instagram via Therealswizzz)

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Moment #9: Rolexes for Days... - As Jay-Z, Timbaland and Swizz Beatz schooled the world on their classic timepieces, Hov let the world know that there's still a lot to learn with this one:“You’re an idiot, baby, you should become a student.”(Photo: Instagram via Therealswizzz)

Hov, the Hardest Working Man in Showbiz - Jay Z is known for rocking a Yankees-fitted — or most recently a Brooklyn Nets one. But in reality, he's a man of many hats, much more than just a rapper, obvi. Hov will sell water to a well. In fact, he is selling water. Word is that Hov's Roc Nation has a new acquisition, a deal with NY2O. Cheers to that. And just to prove our point, here's a list of Jay Z's many other job titles. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the hardest-working man in showbiz. — Alex Gale and Dominique Zonyeé (@DominiqueZonyee)(Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

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Moment #10: In Case You Were Wondering... - “The world is under new management.” – Jay-Z(Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage)