Money, Cash, Hoes

Album: Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life (1998)
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Songfacts®:

  • Jay-Z lays out his priorities in this song, as he lavishes in the spoils of his success. The subject matter opened him up to critics who claimed he was disparaging women and falling back on tired rap clichés.
  • DMX raps with Jay-Z on this song - that's him on the last verse. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR

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