Jay Z Ranks His 12 Solo Albums


The birthday boy has a present for us. Some say you are your worst critic, but Jay seems confident that his catalogue stacks up the way it should. Here in post called The Scoreboard on Life + Times, he ranks his 12 solo albums, placing Kingdom Come last while stating four of his projects were classics. Do you agree?

1. Reasonable Doubt (Classic)
2. The Blueprint (Classic)
3. The Black Album (Classic)
4. Vol. 2 (Classic)
5. American Gangster (4 1/2, cohesive)
6. Magna Carta (Fuckwit, Tom Ford, Oceans, Beach, On the Run, Grail)
7. Vol. 1 (Sunshine kills this album…fuck… Streets, Where I’m from, You Must Love Me…)
8. BP3 (Sorry critics, it’s good. Empire (Gave Frank a run for his money))
9. Dynasty (Intro alone…)
10. Vol. 3 (Pimp C verse alone… oh, So Ghetto)
11. BP2 (Too many songs. Fucking Guru and Hip Hop, ha)
12. Kingdom Come (First game back, don’t shoot me)

[via L+T]

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  • Peso

    I agree with 1-5, Vol.1 & 3 are my 6-7…Dynasty Album, BP2 are my 8-9, Kingdom Come, MCHG and BP3 is last.

    • YungSauce

      You really think Kingdom Come was better than MCHG?

      • Peso

        about the same, they close to the bottom for me and the messed up part is Hov’s bottom is better then 85-90% (just to be nice) of everyone else’s best shit lmao

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  • Lengthston Huge

    IMO, I never really liked Vol. 3 there was some hard joints up there for sure but I think I liked Kingdom Come better. Call me crazy but there were just more songs I liked on KC. And I agree that Dynasty should be higher but then again what do I know, It’s his list lol