Alicia Keys 14 Empire State Of Mind Part Ii Broken Down. ahasbeenthatneverwas files.wordpress.com. 5.91 MB. Advertisement. "Empire State of Mind" is a song performed by American rapper Jay-Z and featuring vocals by "Empire State of Mind" was ranked at number 14 the 2009 Pitchfork Media's "Song of the Year" Reader's Poll. "Empire State of Mind (Part II) Broken Down" was generally well received by contemporary music critics in their. Empire State of Mind, Pt. II Lyrics: Ooooh, New York! Seeing my face in lights or my name in marquees found down on Broadway I wanted to do it for my style —more broken down, more on piano, more voice and intimacy—so that's what I did. 14. Empire State of Mind, Pt. II. 15. Through It All. 16. Pray for Forgiveness.