20 Great Hip-Hop One-Liners

20 Great Hip-Hop One-Liners

By Rolling Stone

Hip-hop one-liners demonstrate how rappers can capture our imagination with just a few syllables and make catchphrases that are repeated long after they’re first spoken. Here are 20 of the best quick hits from some of the greatest voices in the game.

Jay Z

Jay Z

Song: Kanye West's "Diamonds Are Forever (Remix)," Album: Late Registration

Jay Z's guest verse on Kanye West's "Diamonds Are Forever (Remix)" remains one of his most widely quoted performances. It's a hallmark of a man who has become as famed for his business prowess as for his platinum-laden recording career.