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Jay-Z’s Comeback (Since 2006): By the Numbers

Since coming out of a three-year retirement in 2006, Jay-Z has arguably come back stronger than ever. Despite a perpetually declining climate, Hov’s record sales in the past five years have been pretty close to par with his pre-retirement numbers. On the business end, he’s continued to add to his bank with savvy moves and has been a perennial cash king on Forbes‘s annual list. More importantly, Hov is quite possibly still second to none when it comes to spitting. Now, 15 years after his classic debut, Reasonable Doubt, the God MC still consistently drops stellar verses and remains a dangerous guest MC. To celebrate the 5-year anniversary of Kingdome Come—his first LP out of retirement— breaks down Jigga Man’s comeback by the numbers.—Carl Chery @cchery

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