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Jay-z - Empire State Of Mind chords

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Artist: Jay-z ft. Alicia Keys
Song: Empire State of Mind
Album: The Blueprint 3


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Yeah, Yeah, Im'ma up at Brooklyn, now Im down in Tribeca

Right next to DeNiro, But iíll be hood forever
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Iím the new Sinatra, and since I made it here

I can make it anywhere, yeah they love me everywhere
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I used to cop in Harlem, all of my dominicanos

Right there up on broadway, brought me back to that McDonalds
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Took it to my stash spot, Five Sixty Stage street

Catch me in the kitchen like a simmons whipping pastry
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Cruising down 8th street, off white lexus

Driving so slow but BK is from Texas
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Me Iím up at Bedsty, home of that boy Biggie

Now i live on billboard, and i brought my boys with me
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Say wat up to Ty Ty, still sipping Malta

Sitting courtside Knicks and Nets give me high fives
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N-gga I be spiked out, I can trip a referee

Tell by my attitude that I most definitely from

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In New York
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Concrete jungle where dreams are made of

Theres nothing you canít do,
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Now youíre in New York,
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These streets will make you feel brand new,

The lights will inspire you,
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Let's here it for New York, New York, New York

  
I made you hot n-gga
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Catch me at the X with OG at a Yankee game

Sh-t I made the yankee hat more famous than a yankee can
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You should know I bleed Blue, but I aint a crip tho

But i got a gang of n-ggas walking with my click though
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welcome to the melting pot, corners where we selling rocks

Afrika Bambaataa sh-t, home of the hip hop
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Yellow cap, gypsy cap, dollar cab, holla back

For foreigners it aint fitted they forgot how to act
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Eight million stories out there and their naked

Cities is a pity half of yíall wonít make it
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Me i gotta plug a special and i got it made

If Jesus payin LeBron, Iím paying Dwayne Wade

Three dice Cee-Lo, three card marley

Labor day parade, rest in peace Bob Marley,
          Bb
Statue of Liberty, long live the World trade

Long live the king yo, Iím from the empire state that's


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Lights is blinding, girls need blinders

So they can step out of bounds quick, the side lines is
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Blind with casualties,who sipping life casually

Then gradually become worse, donít bite the apple Eve
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Caught up in the in crowd, now your in-style

And in the winter gets cold en vogue with your skin out
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The city of sin is a pity on a whim

Good girls gone bad, the cities filled with them
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Mommy took a bus trip and now she got her bust out

Everybody ride her, just like a bus route
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Hail Mary to the city your a Virgin

And Jesus canít save you life starts when the church ends
F#
Came here for school, graduated to the high life

Ball players, rap stars, addicted to the limelight
Bb
MDMA got you feeling like a champion

The city never sleeps better slip you a Ambien


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One hand in the air for the big city

Street lights, big dreams all looking pretty
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No place in the World that can compare
D#m                                         Bb
Put your lighters in the air, everybody say yeah

Come on, come, yeah


Chorus
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