Jay Z Featuring Alicia Keys’ “Empire State Of Mind”, Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell’s “Drop It Likes It’s Hot” + More Throwback Hits

Music has been engrained in our lives from good days to bad. Ever listened to Jay Z and Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind” while walking through New York City feeling unstoppable? Or maybe you’ve wiped your own tears to Mariah Carey’s “Heartbreaker” after a tough break up. Throwback videos bring up the best and worst memories but more importantly, defining moments that have shaped the person you are today. Get a kick out of these throwback videos from years past. This is nostalgia at its finest.

“Empire State of Mind” by Jay Z featuring Alicia Keys 2009 (5 years ago)

Jay Z and Alicia Keys created New York City’s new anthem in 2009. This song was heard throughout all five boroughs and in every bodega in the city. This is a true throwback classic in the form of another throwback series: Pop Up Video.

“Drop it like it’s Hot” by Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell 2004 (10 years ago)

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