"Takeover" as written by Shawn C/parker Carter and A./chandler Lomax....
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    General Comment'Ether' > 'Takeover'
    WeezDayon September 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentEther dominates takeover. But i love both artist, both artist are well good, and both of these diss-songs are top-notch. Nas just went all out, and the line about jay-z fucking nas's wife. Nas was already divored from her, so it didnt even mean much. Nas KILLS jayz on Ether tho. But its good to see both nas and jay-z back to friends for their new album coming out.
    iWin4Prepon September 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentCheck it I fuck wit cha soul like ether.

    Hell, Nas hardly had to say his name more than once to get the point across. Nas all day.
    LIT U UPon July 02, 2009   Link
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    General CommentPsch Jay-Z is good like, but he's nowhere near as good as Nas and as far as him trying to "takeover" after Biggie, that's just ridiculous, as if.
    Also I'd like to point out that the lyric "Get zipped up in plastic when it happens that's it" is just taken from Dre's "The Watcher", now I know Jay-Z helped write "Still D.R.E." but he's still ripped off those other lyrics from "The Watcher". You can't rip someone off on a Diss track that's just dumb.

    Also "Ether" has this track off everywhere, Nas knows best.
    slipslidemeltingon July 29, 2009   Link
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    General CommentNas won the battle. But this track is ill, damn near as good as "Ether". Nice to see two of the greatest get to battle it out.
    akira_256on October 05, 2004   Link
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    General CommentNas Killed Gay-Z plain and simple... Nas is on a another level beyond Jay.. Gay-Z is just Commercial hype bullshit... Nas' shit is ill
    GnarBootson February 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBecause you know who (who) did you know what (what)
    with you know who (yeah) but just keep that between me and you for now

    For those that don't know that line eludes to the fact that Jay fucked Nas wife (or girlfriend, I forget)

    in my book, that can't be topped.

    And for the bickering.

    Jay-Z and Nas are both some of the greatest rappers out there, and both are still nowhere near The Notorious B.I.G.
    D4MVPon March 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJay-z and Nas are two of the greatest rappers of all time....theres no point in saying ones better than the other. Anyone who comes on here and claims that one is blatantly better than the other doesnt know a single thing about rap so keep your opinion to yourself.
    Kareemt-townon July 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJay-Z and Nas are two of the best rappers out there. This song is better than Ether. I can't wait for Nas' album that's going to have both of them on a record. Jay-Z needs to squash Cam, I'm getting tired of his pink Hummer.
    Hee-Haw19on July 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentok, um slide0707, success? hmmm, how would you describe his success in hip hop, degrading women, and rapping over over-produced beats that out do his own brick laying lyrics and getting massive attention for it and recognition and let alone the cash flow, i guess. I can place myself in Nas's shoes, watching some fake ass m_fkr get cocky and relish in their narcissistic world try to damage my character. Jay started it all, and deserves the bashing. Jay isnt nothing but the equivalent of NY south rap, but anyway, i must admit Takeover was well written, although jay's flowing is kinda lack enthusiasm. and money doesn't quite mean success yah know....
    relephoraon January 10, 2007   Link

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