As a result, we are are now selling them! Our CDs are professionally resurfaced and are guaranteed to work or your money back! These listings are for the disc only and do not come with the case, album art, or inserts. If you have any questions about the CDs, please do not hesitate to get in touch. The Blueprint may be Jay Z's most captivating record since Reasonable Doubt , but its predictably detached mood reflects the master hustler's superior ability to trick out lackluster subject matter with lyrical complexity and brief flashes of manufactured introspection. The Blueprint , a solid mix of preprogrammed radio hits "Izzo," "Girls, Girls, Girls" and better-than-average mid-tempo compositions "Never Change," "Song Cry" , confirms the Brooklyn rapper's legendary status. Jay and Eminem take this opportunity to address haters within the industry and in the general population who don't understand the mind of an artist. Jigga spells it out on the title track: " Reasonable Doubt --classic, shoulda went triple. Skip to main content.
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Jay-Z fans would already class him as culturally significant. His self-appointed nickname Hova short for J-Hova, a play on the Hebrew for God, Jehovah shows he holds himself in high esteem. His sixth album, 's The Blueprint, has been added to a list of "culturally, historically, or aesthetically important" recordings in America. Or to give it is its formal title, the National Recording Registry. Additions to the archive have to be at least 10 years old and can include anything from music to recordings of significant moments in history. The Blueprint is widely regarded as one of Jay-Z's best albums and was met with rave reviews when it was released. In , it was ranked th on Rolling Stone magazine's greatest albums of all time - it then climbed to in a revised list released in The album also marked the first time Kanye West was introduced to the masses thanks to his production on four of the tracks including Jay-Z's first top single Izzo H.
'The perfect album'
Bink , Kareem "Biggs" Burke exec. The Dynasty: Roc La Familia The Best of Both Worlds Its release was set a week earlier than initially planned in order to fight bootlegging. At the time of its recording, Jay-Z was awaiting two criminal trials for gun possession and assault, and had become one of hip hop's most dissed artists, receiving insults from Nas , Prodigy and Jadakiss. The album is also famous for the breakouts of its producers Kanye West and Just Blaze. Kanye West produced four of the thirteen tracks on the album, including the hit single " Izzo H. The two also produced a hidden track each. Eminem is the sole guest appearance on the album, appearing on the self-produced "Renegade".
The Blueprint is the sixth studio album by American rapper Jay-Z. Its release was set a week earlier than initially planned in order to combat bootlegging. Contrasting the radio-friendly sound of Jay-Z's previous work, The Blueprint features soul -based sampling and production handled primarily by Kanye West , Just Blaze , and Bink , as well as Timbaland , Trackmasters , and Eminem , who also contributes the album's sole guest feature. At the time of the album's recording, Jay-Z was awaiting two criminal trials, one for gun possession and another for assault, and had become one of hip hop's most dissed artists, receiving insults from rappers such as Nas , Prodigy , and Jadakiss.