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Check Out Jay Z’s 20-Year-Old Demos
Jay Z was never really a coke rapper. He was also never really the club rat, the jeweler's best friend, or the menacing kingpin. What he was was a carefully constructed latticework of all those things, borrowing bits and pieces of other archetypes and putting them over the day's most forwa…
Analyzing Jay Z’s First Eight Platinum Solo Albums
Last week, we broke down the first decade of Kanye West’s career, which featured Yeezy's development during his run of six platinum solo albums in ten years, an accomplishment only matched by Jay Z, Snoop Dogg and Nas. 'Ye’s big brother, Jay Z, dominated the late 1990s and early 2000s by releasing e…
44 of the Best Jay-Z Songs
Today marks the 48th birthday of one of Brooklyn's Finest, Jay-Z, the hustler-turned-rapper from the Marcy Projects who grew out of the shadows of Jaz-O, Big Daddy Kane and The Notorious B.I.G. to stake a credible claim to being the best rapper alive for more than a decade...
Gunplay Reveals His Five Favorite Street Albums
Richard Morales, better known as Gunplay, has been a part of Rick Ross' superstar Maybach Music Group crew since virtually the beginning. Early on, he was known as a member of Triple C's but later on broke out as a solo act to start his own path...

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