Empire State Of Mind

Jayz

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Verse
C#7      B                   F# 
   Yeah  Yeah I'm out that Brooklyn now I'm down in Tribeca 

              D#m 
Right next to De Niro but I'll be hood forever 

            B 
I'm the new Sinatra and since I made it here 

           B 
I can make it anywhere yeah they love me everywhere 

              F# 
I used to cop in Harlem hola my Dominicanos 

                  G#7      D#m 
Right there up on Broadway brought me back to that McDonald's 

              BM7 
Took it to my stashbox five hundred and sixty State Street 

                B 
Catch me in the kitchen like a Simmons whippin' pastry 

              F# 
Cruisin' down eightth St offwhite Lexus 

           D#m                 G#7 
Drivin' so slow but BK is from Texas 

           BM7          B       G#7 
Me I'm out that BedStuy home of that boy Biggie 

              B 
Now I live on Billboard and I brought my boys with me 

               F#                 D#m 
Say what up to TyTy still sippin' Mai Tais 

        D#m 
Sittin' courtside Knicks and Nets give me high five 

           A# 
Nigga I be Spike'd out I could trip a referee 


Chorus
           A#                                     BM7 
Tell by my attitude that I'm most definitely from  

       BM7 B F# C#      B 
In New         York  

F#                           C# 
Concrete jungle where dreams are made of 


There's nothin' you can't do 

    B 
Now you're in New York 

BM7 
These streets will make you feel brand new 


Big lights will inspire you 


Let's hear it for New York 


Verse
    F# 
New York New York 

                             G#7 
Catch me at the X with OG at a Yankee game 

            G#7 
Shit I made the Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee can 

                BM7          B 
You should know I bleed blue but I ain't a Crip though 

          B 
But I got a gang of niggas walkin' with my clique though 

        F# 
Welcome to the melting pot corners where we sellin' rock 

       D#m 
Afrika Bambataa shit home of the hiphop 

           BM7                  D#m 
Yellow cab gypsy cab dollar cab holla back 

               B 
For foreigners it ain't fair they act like they forgot how to act 

              F#                   D#m 
Eight million stories out there in the naked 

        D#m 
City is a pity half of y'all won't make it 

           B 
Me I got a plug Special Ed I Got It Made 

                  B                        G#7 
If Jeezy's payin' Lebron I'm payin' Dwyane Wade 

           F# 
Three dice Ceelo threecard Monte 

          G#7                      D#m 
Labor Day Parade rest in peace Bob Marley 

          A# 
Statue of Liberty long live the World Trade 

              A#7 
Long live the king yo I'm from the Empire State that's 


Chorus

In New York 

BM7      B 
Concrete  jungle where dreams are made of 

                F# 
There's nothin'   you can't do 

C# 
Now you're in New York 

              B 
These streets  will make you feel brand new 

                            F# 
Big lights will inspire you  

      C# 
Let's hear it for New York 

    BM7      B 
New York New York 


Verse
F# 
Lights is blinding girls need blinders 

D#m 
So they can step out of bounds quick the sidelines is 

BM7                   B 
Lined with casualties who sip the life casually 

B 
Then gradually become worse don't bite the apple Eve 

F# 
Caught up in the incrowd now you're in style 

     D#m             G#7 
Into the winter gets cold en vogue with your skin out 

BM7 
City of sin it's a pity on a whim 

     BM7                G#7 
Good girls gone bad the city's filled with them 

F# 
Mommy took a bus trip now she got her bust out 

G#7                                BM7 
Everybody ride her just like a bus route 


Hail Mary to the city you're a virgin 

    B 
And Jesus can't save you life starts when the church end 

F# 
Came here for school graduated to the high life 

D#m                                              A# 
Ball players rap stars addicted to the limelight  


Mdma got you feelin' like a champion 

    A# 
The city never sleeps better slip you an Ambien 


Chorus
       BM7 
In New    York 

BM7             B 
Concrete jungle where dreams are made of 

        F#             C# 
There's   nothin' you can't do 

                       BM7 B 
Now you're in New York     

                                       F# 
These streets will make you feel brand new 

                        C# 
Big lights will inspire   you 


Let's hear it for New York 

    BM7      B   BM7 B 
New    York New     York 

                                     B 
One hand in the air for the big city  

                                            C# 
Street lights big dreams all lookin' pretty  

                                         D#m 
No place in the world that could compare  

                                       A# 
Put your lighters in the air everybody say 

     A#7 
Yeah yeah 


Yeah yeah 

   BM7 B 
In New York 

B                            F# 
Concrete jungle where dreams are made of 

                    C# 
There's nothin' you can't do 

              B        B 
Now you're in New York  

                                 F# 
These streets will make you feel brand new 

                        C# 
Big lights will inspire   you 

                  BM7 
Let's hear it for New York 

         B 
New York New York 


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