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Jay-Z throws his support to the Yankees

October 14, 2009 |  9:00 am

Jay-z It’s no secret that hip-hop artist Jay-Z is a big Yankees fan. But it fell to a couple of New York radio personalities to put the rapper’s music to work for his team.

According to the New York Daily News, David Brody, executive producer of the morning show on Z-100 (100.3-FM), rewrote Jay-Z’s anthem “Run This Town” to make it more Yankee-friendly.

Among the lyrics now, according to the newspaper:

Winning games like it’s not fair

The Yankees rule so we don’t care

26 World Series rings

Time to pop some more champagne.

OK, so it’s not Sinatra. But then neither was the original version of the song.

No response from the West Coast rappers who support the Angels. In fact, are there any West Coast rappers who support the Angels?

-- Kevin Baxter

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Photo: Hip-hop artist Jay-Z. Credit: Jemal Countess / Getty Images