5. "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)" Kendrick Lamar Feat. Jay Z [Verse 2]
Hot line: Told niggas when I was 16/that I'd write a 16/To put a nigga right on the big screen/In the paddy wagon with six teens/Should have been in the pen but now my pen write with morphine"
This is the verse that really matters. After Hov comes through and bodies the middle rhyme, K Dot goes back into the booth to stand his ground. And from his wordplay is top notch, from the ballerina/Black Swan references to subliminals that some perceive to be about Shyne ("Picture lil' ol' me giving a fuck for what a fuck nigga gotta say/Nigga you never be Jay, never be Nas, never be Snoop nor Dre"). Kendrick shocks with a closing verse that outshines one of his idol.