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"In My Lifetime"
Single by Jay-Z
B-side "I Can't Get Wid Dat"
Released July 25, 1995
Format 12-inch single, Cassette, CD, Vinyl
Recorded 1993
Genre East Coast hip hop, hardcore rap
Length 4:28
Label Payday Records/FFRR Records
Writer(s) Shawn Carter
Producer Ski
Jay-Z singles chronology
"In My Lifetime"
(1995)
"Dead Presidents"
(1996)

"In My Lifetime" is the first single released by Jay-Z. It is produced by Ski and contains samples from "Oh Baby" by Aretha Franklin and two Soul II Soul songs: "Back to Life" and "Get a Life". It is not featured on either of Jay-Z's first two albums, but is remixed by Big Jaz on the Streets Is Watching soundtrack. The original version of the single was sold by Jay-Z and his friend Damon Dash out of Dash's car in 1993.[1] It was released by Payday Records, but Jay-Z had conflicts with his label and soon decided to start Roc-A-Fella Records to release his material. It features two b-sides, the Big Jaz remix and the Clark Kent-produced "Can't Get Wit That". The Music Video was directed by HYPE.

Contents

Single Tracklist

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CD

  1. "In My Lifetime (Big Jaz Radio Remix)" (4:18)
  2. "In My Lifetime (Original Ski Radio Version)" (4:10)
  3. "In My Lifetime (Skistrumental)" (4:28)
  4. "In My Lifetime (Big Jazmental Remix)" (4:05)

Vinyl

A-Side

  1. In My Lifetime (Original Ski Radio Version) (4:10)
  2. In My Lifetime (Original Ski Street Version) (4:28)
  3. In My Lifetime (Skistrumental) (4:28)

B-Side

  1. In My Lifetime (Big Jaz Radio Remix) (4:48)
  2. In My Lifetime (Big Jazmental Remix) (4:05)
  3. Can't Get Wit That (DJ Clark Kent Version) (4:10)

Vinyl b/w "I Can't Get Wid Dat"

A-Side

  1. "In My Lifetime"
  2. "In My Lifetime (Radio Edit)"
  3. In My Lifetime (Instrumental)

B-Side

  1. "I Can't Get Wid Dat"
  2. "I Can't Get Wid Dat (Radio Edit)"
  3. "I Can't Get Wid Dat (Instrumental)"

References

See also


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