Originally Posted by swaggerisaliability
Ah, makes sense. In my opinion, it would probably come down to NY State of Mind/One Mic/It Ain't Hard to Tell vs. Dead Presidents/Regrets/Never Change (from what I can think of at the moment), and Nas would take it. I thought you meant comparing the best songs of each of their albums (Reasonable Doubt's best vs. Illmatic's best, It Was Written's best vs. Vol. 1's best), and if that were the case, the score would be more even.
Great choices all of them. I was actually a big Jay fan up until Ether, then I switched to Nas.