Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)

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"Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)"
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Single by Jay-Z featuring Amil and Big Jaz
from the album Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
Released March 1, 1999 (1999-03-01)
Format
Recorded 1998
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:53
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Timbaland
Jay-Z singles chronology
"More Money, More Cash, More Hoes (Remix)"
(1999) More Money, More Cash, More Hoes (Remix)1999
"Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)"
(1999) Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)1999
"Jigga My Nigga"
(1999) Jigga My Nigga1999
Amil singles chronology
"Can I Get A..."
(1998) Can I Get A...1998
"Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)"
(1999) Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)1999
"Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up)"
(1999) Do It Again (Put Ya Hands Up)1999
Big Jaz singles chronology
"Waitin'"
(1996) Waitin'1996
"Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)"
(1999) Jigga What, Jigga Who (Originator 99)1999
"Let's Go"
(2001) Let's Go2001

"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"

Vinyl[edit]

B-Side

  1. "Ain't No Nigga"

Charts[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position[1]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 84
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 23

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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