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There may not be another rapper who paraphrases or outright quotes Notorious B.I.G. as much as Jay Z. According to Hova, he’s “only bigging up my brother,” while his detractors accuse him of thievery.

Notorious B.I.G.

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Whatever your stance is on the matter, you can’t deny how many of Biggie’s phrases appear in Hov’s songs. Hit the jump for 10 times Jay Z recycled Biggie’s lines, and decide who used them better.


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