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"Empire State Of Mind"收录在Jay-Z的《The Blueprint》专辑中,作为专辑的第二首打榜歌曲,目前这首歌曲也随着这张专辑的推出而发行,并于本周空降Billboard 排行榜第50位。在刚刚过去的2009年VMA(MTV音乐录音带大奖)颁奖典礼上,Alicia Keys与Jay-Z现场演唱了这首歌,两人的激情飙歌也值得大家关注。

Artist: Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
Title: Empire State Of Mind
 
Yeah
Yeah
I’m up at Brooklyn
Brooklyn: 布鲁克林(美国纽约西南部工业区)
Now I’m down in Tribeca
Tribeca: (纽约曼哈顿运河街以南的)三角地
Right next to DeNiro
DeNiro: 罗伯特·德尼罗(公认的美国演员中演技派的代表人物)
But I’ll be hood forever
hood: <美俚> = hoodlum 小阿飞,小流氓
I’m the new Sinatra
Sinatra: 弗兰克·辛纳特拉(20世纪最重要的流行音乐人物)
And since I made it here
make it: 获得成功
I can make it anywhere
Yeah
They love me everywhere
I used to cop in Harlem
used to: 过去,曾经  cop: 逃避,临阵退缩  Harlem: 哈林区(美国纽约的黑人住宅区)
All of my Dominicanos
Dominicano: 多米尼加人
Right there up on Broadway
Broadway: 百老汇
Brought me back to that McDonalds
McDonalds: 麦当劳
Took it to my stash spot
stash: 藏匿处  spot: 地点,场所
Five sixty stage street
stage: 舞台
Catch me in the kitchen like a simmons whipping pastry
simmons: [A person, usually male, who likes to dress up weirdly or put make up onfrom Urban Dictionary]  whip: 搅打奶油甜食  pastry: 糕点
Cruising down 8th street
cruise: 游览
Off white Lexus
Lexus: 雷克萨斯汽车
Driving so slow but BK is from Texas
BK: [The deluxe cheeseburger franchisefrom Urban Dictionary]  Texas: 德克萨斯州(美国州名)
Me I’m up at Bedsty
Home of that boy Biggie
Biggie: [A very popular East coast rapper during the 90'sfrom Urban Dictionary]
Now I live on Billboard
Billboard: 公告牌,排行榜
And I brought my boys with me
Say wat up to Ty
wat up: [means what’s upfrom Urban Dictionary]  Ty: [Short for the name Tylerfrom Urban Dictionary]
Still sipping Malta
sip: 呷,啜  Malta: 马耳他(地中海中部岛国,首都瓦莱塔)
Sitting courtside Knicks and Nets give me high fives
courtside: 球场边缘区  Knicks: 尼克斯队  Nets: [The New Jersey based NBA teamfrom Urban Dictionary]  high fives: 举手击掌
N-gga I be spiked out
spike out: 扣球出界  spike: 以大钉钉牢;【排球】近网猛扣()
I can trip a referee
trip: ...绊倒  referee: 裁判员
Tell by my attitude that I most definitely from
attitude: 态度  definitely: 确切地
 
In New York
Concrete jungle where dreams are made of
concrete jungle: 混泥土丛林(指高楼林立,无树木无公园因而单调沉闷的现代化城市或地区)
There’s nothing you can’t do
Now you’re in New York
These streets will make you feel brand new
brand new: 崭新的,全新的
The lights will inspire you
inspire: 鼓励,激励
Let’s hear it for New York, New York, New York
 
I made you hot n-gga
Catch me at the X with OG at a Yankee game
Yankee: 美国佬
Sh-t I made the Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee can
can: 罐头
You should know I bleed Blue
But I ain’t a crip tho
crip: [美国俚语、冒犯语]瘸子[cripple 的缩略形式]  tho: 虽然,尽管
But I got a gang of n-ggas walking with my click though
a gang of: 一帮,一群,一伙
Welcome to the melting pot
melting pot: 大熔炉,喻指美国
Corners where we selling rocks
Africa bambaataa sh-t
Africa bambaataa: [The full name of the group is called Afrika Bambaataa and the Soulsonic Force. This group paved the way for other house (and hip hop greats) like Grandmasfrom Urban Dictionary]
Home of the hip-hop
Yellow cap, gypsy cap, dollar cab, holla back
Gypsy: 吉普寨人  holla: 喂喂地叫;大声叫
For foreigners it ain’t fitted
fitted: 合适的
They forgot how to act
8 million stories out there
And their naked cities is a pity half of y’all won’t make it
naked: 赤裸的 y’all: [口语]你们大家
Me I gotta plug a special ED “I got it made”
gotta: <> = have got to 不得不,必须  plug: 大肆宣传
If Jesus paying LeBron
Jesus: 耶稣  LeBron: NBA球星
I’m paying Dwayne Wade
Dwayne Wade: 德恩·韦德(NBA球星)
3 dice Cee-lo
dice: 骰子  Cee-lo: 罗·格林,一个歌手
3 card Marley
Labor Day parade
Labor Day: []劳动节  parade: 游行;阅兵
Rest in peace Bob Marley
Bob Marley: 牙买加著名音乐家
State of liberty
state: 政府,国家  liberty: 自由
Long live the king
long live: 万岁
I’m from the empire state
empire: 帝国
That’s in New York
Concrete jungle where dreams are made of
There’s nothing you can’t do
Now you’re in New York
These streets will make you feel brand new
The lights will inspire you
Let’s here it for New York, New York, New York
Lights are blinding
blinding: 雪亮的,刺眼的
Girls need blinders
blinders: = blinkers 马眼罩,戴在头上的障眼物
So they can step out of bounds quick
step out: 走出去  bound: 边界
The sidelines is blind with casualties
sideline: 边界线  casualty: 临时救助所,伤亡人员
Who sipping life casually
casually: 草率地
Then gradually become worse
gradually: 渐渐地
Don’t bite the apple Eve
bite:  Eve: 夏娃
Caught up in the crowd
catch up: 跟上
Now you in-style
in-style: 流行的,别具风格的
And in the winter gets cold en vogue with your skin out
vogue: 时尚,时髦
The city of sin is a pity on a whim
sin: 罪恶  on a whim: 心血来潮  whim: 一时的兴致,突然的念头
Good girls gone bad
The cities filled with them
Mommy took a bus trip and now she got her bust out
bust: 胸部
Everybody ride her
Just like a bus route
route: 路线
Hail Mary to the city you’re a virgin
hail: 呼唤,招呼  virgin: 处女,少女
And Jesus can’t save your life starts when the church ends
Came here for school
Graduated to the high life
graduate: ...累进化;毕业
Ball player, rap stars, addicted to the limelight
addicted: 沉溺,上瘾的  limelight: 众人瞩目的中心
MDMA got your feeling like a champion
MDMA: 摇头丸  champion: 冠军
The city never sleeps better slip you an Ambien
slip: 悄悄放进;放进  Ambien: 一种不易上瘾的催眠药
 
In New York
Concrete jungle where dreams are made of
There’s nothing you can’t do
Now you’re in New York
These streets will make you feel brand new
The lights will inspire you
Let’s here it for New York, New York, New York
One hand in the air for the big city
Street lights, big dreams all looking pretty
No place in the world that can compare
compare: 比得上
Put your lighters in the air
Everybody say yeaaaah
Come on, come
Yeah
In New York
Concrete jungle where dreams are made of
There’s nothing you can’t do
Now you’re in New York
These streets will make you feel brand new
The lights will inspire you
Let’s hear it for New York, New York, New York
 
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Empire State Of Mind 上榜第二周,攀升到Billboard榜单第五名
上周50名,本周第5名 Jay-Z + Alicia Keys Empire State Of Mind
Brooklyn: 布鲁克林(美国纽约西南部工业区)
Tribeca: (纽约曼哈顿运河街以南的)三角地
DeNiro: 罗伯特•德尼罗(公认的美国演员中演技派的代表人物)
hood: <美俚> = hoodlum 小阿飞,小流氓
Sinatra: 弗兰克·辛纳特拉(20世纪最重要的流行音乐人物)
make it: 获得成功
cop: 逃避,临阵退缩
Harlem: 哈林区(美国纽约的黑人住宅区)
Dominicano: 基督教教徒
Broadway: 百老汇
stash: 贮藏物
spot: 地点,场所
stage: 舞台
whip: 搅打奶油甜食
pastry: 糕点
cruise: 游览
Lexus: 雷克萨斯汽车
Texas: 德克萨斯州(美国州名)
Billboard: 公告牌,排行榜
sip: 呷,啜
Malta: 马耳他
spike: 被扎破
Trip: 将…绊倒
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