The Jay-Z Run This Town lyrics and video featuring Kanye West and Rihanna have debuted. See photos, lyrics, and find out more about the the lead single and music video from the Grammy Award winning rapper’s highly anticipated forthcoming studio album, Blueprint 3.

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The Jay-Z Run This Town lyrics and music featuring Kanye West and Rihanna premiered on July 24, 2009 on radio.

Rihanna is heard on the hook: “The only thing that’s on my mind is who’s gonna run this town tonight?” Jay-Z veteran rapper and hip hop mogul is heard on the first verse identifying himself and his pioneering music venture with Live Nation: “This is Roc Nation, pledge of allegiance.”

The track is reportedly produced by Kanye West, who also raps on the track.

The Jay-Z Blueprint 3 album release date has been set for September 11, 2009. The purpose of the unusual mid-cycle release date is is to commemorate the anniversary of the release of the multi-platinum selling first Blueprint album released on September 11, 2001. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 selling more than 426,000 copies the first week despite the 9-11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Here are the Jay-Z Run This Town lyrics.

More photos and Jay-Z Run This Town video featuring Rihanna and Kanye West below.

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