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Riff: J. Cole – “New York Times”

Jun 18, 2013

In the concrete jungle of Queen trying to be kings/Getting to the money of sins by any means

from New York Times lyrics by J. Cole

Featuring 50 Cent adopting the role of a Frank Sinatra-referencing street newspaper vendor, Cole claims that his status as one of hip-hop’s biggest players can no longer be questioned as now that he’s made it in the Big Apple, he can make it anywhere he likes; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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