Jigga My Nigga

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Not to be confused with Jigga That Nigga.
"Jigga My Nigga"
Single by Jay-Z
from the album Ryde or Die Vol. 1 and Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter
Released May 28, 1999
Format 12-inch single, Cassette, CD, Vinyl
Recorded 1998
Genre East Coast Hip hop
Length 5:23
Label Roc-A-Fella, Def Jam
Writer(s) Shawn Carter
Kasseem Dean
Producer(s) Swizz Beatz
Jay-Z singles chronology
"Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)"
"Jigga My Nigga"
"Girl's Best Friend"

"Jigga My Nigga" is a single by Jay-Z's 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 #28 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song interpolates "Just Me, Just You" by The Counts & "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 "Mempis Bleek Is...," Rell's "When You Will See" and Beanie Sigel's "What a Thug About."

Album track list[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 positions[edit]

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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