Jigga My Nigga

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"Jigga My Nigga"
Single by Jay-Z
from the album Ryde or Die Vol. 1 and Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter
ReleasedMay 28, 1999
GenreEast Coast hip hop
Producer(s)Swizz Beatz
Jay-Z singles chronology
"Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)"
"Jigga My Nigga"
"Girl's Best Friend"

"Jigga My Nigga" is a single by Jay-Z from the Ruff Ryders Entertainment compilation Ryde or Die Vol. 1. It also appeared as a hidden track on Jay-Z's fourth album, Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter, contained within the final track "Hova Song (Outro)". Produced by Swizz Beatz, it reached number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song interpolates "Just Me, Just You" by The Counts and "What's My Name?" by Snoop Dogg, using the line "what's my motherfuckin' name?". The beat was later remade for "Scenario 2000" by Eve featuring Ruff Ryders.

On the "Jigga My Nigga" CD single, three non-Jay-Z tracks are featured: Memphis Bleek's "Memphis Bleek Is...", Rell's "When You Will See" and Beanie Sigel's "What a Thug About".

Formats and track listings[edit]


  1. "Jigga My Nigga (LP Version)" (5:23)
  2. "Memphis Bleek Is... (LP Version)" (4:19)
  3. "When You Will See (LP Version)" (4:47)
  4. "What a Thug About (LP Version)" (4:36)



  1. "Jigga My Nigga (Radio Edit)" (3:50)
  2. "Jigga My Nigga (LP Version)" (5:23)
  3. "Jigga My Nigga (Instrumental)"


  1. "What a Thug About (Radio Edit)"
  2. "What a Thug About (LP Version)"
  3. "What a Thug About (TV track)"


Chart (1999) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 28
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 6
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Singles 1

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