"Empire State of Mind" video breakdown

Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind” was a meme of epic proportions — the first song on Rap Genius that really blew up. We explained the lyrics to “Empire State of Mind” many moons ago..

Rap Genius now has “Empire State of Mind” featured as a video breakdown, so you can see Jay-Z in all his glory.

Watch the “Empire State of Mind” video breakdown