Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)

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"Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)"
Single by Jay-Z featuring Amil and Big Jaz
from the album Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
ReleasedMarch 1, 1999 (1999-03-01)
GenreHip hop
Producer(s)Timbaland Freyy
Jay-Z singles chronology
"More Money, More Cash, More Hoes (Remix)"
"Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)"
"Jigga My Nigga"
Amil singles chronology
"Can I Get A..."
"Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)"
"Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up)"
Big Jaz singles chronology
"Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)"
"Let's Go"

"Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)" is a single by rapper Jay-Z's third album Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life. The song is produced by Timbaland and features two artists: Big Jaz, who raps one verse and Amil, who sings the track's chorus.

The song's title was often changed to "Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)" to avoid airing the word "nigga".

In 2004, the song was mashed with Linkin Park's "Faint" in the six track EP Collision Course.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)"
  2. "Ain't No Nigga"
  3. "Bring It On"



  1. "Ain't No Nigga"


Chart (1999) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 84
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 23

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)". Billboard. Retrieved 16 July 2012.

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