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Where Dreams Are Made...Of...Wait.

By: Miss Marm

Oh, lyrics! They're lovely, they're odd, they're easy to misunderstand, and they're only rarely aware of the rules of grammar.

I love Jay-Z with the fiery passion of a late-summer BBQ. Therefore, I'm going to blame the following grammatical mishap on Alicia Keys. A Sparkler explains the problem:

My mum and I were watching a chart show sort of thing, and Empire State of Mind by Alicia Keys and Jay-Z came on.  In the lyrics she says, "New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of." Is that right? Or should it be a) concrete jungle where dreams are made in or b) concrete jungle what dreams are made of?

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