Ain't No Nigga

Ain't No Nigga

Infobox Single
Name = Ain't No Nigga

Artist = Jay-Z featuring Foxy Brown
from Album = Reasonable Doubt
B-side =
Released = 1996
Format = 12-inch single, Vinyl
Recorded =
Genre = East Coast hip hop
Length = 4:03
Label = Roc-A-Fella Records
Writer = Shawn Carter
Inga Marchand
Jonathan Burks
Dennis Lambert
Brian Potter
Tyrone Thomas
August Moon
Producer = Big Jaz
Misc = Extra chronology
Artist = Jay-Z
Type = singles
Last single = "Dead Presidents"
This single = "Ain't No Nigga"
Next single = "Can't Knock the Hustle"
Extra chronology
Artist = Foxy Brown
Type = singles
Last single = "Sorry (Baby Can I Hold You)"
This single = "Ain't No Nigga"
Next single = "I'll Be"

"Ain't No Nigga" is the second single from rapper Jay-Z's debut album "Reasonable Doubt". It features a long verse of promiscuous rapping from a then 16-year old Foxy Brown. The song's beat is produced by Big Jaz, who samples "Seven Minutes of Funk" by The Whole Darn Family. The beat sounds much like EPMD's "It's My Thing" because they both sample that track. The song's chorus interpolates "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)" by The Four Tops. The "Ain't No Nigga" single goes under the clean alias "Ain't No Playa".

Citing the funky production and lyrics about unfaithful relationships, Spence D. of describes it as "one of the better opposite sex rap duets ever laid on wax."Spence D. . [ "Reasonable Doubt Review"] . November 10, 2003. Retrieved June 25, 2007.]




# "Ain't No Playa (Rae & Christian Mix)"
# "Ain't No Playa (Original Mix)"


# "Ain't No Playa (Fresh to Def Mix)"
# "Ain't No Playa (New York Street Mix)"

Vinyl (Remixes)


# "Ain't No Nigga (Ganja Kru Mix)"


# "Can't Knock the Hustle (Desired State Remix)"


ee also

*List of Jay-Z songs

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