Blueprint 3 On The Way? Jay-Z Previews New Track At Kanye West Show

He’s a mogul. He’s a millionaire. And he told you he won’t stop.

Well, actually, he told you he was retiring. But like Diddy, Jay-Z keeps going.

Hov joined Kanye West on stage last night at Madison Garden in New York City. The pair relayed a message to the audience that erupted in cheers with the Roc ringleader arrived.

And with that, The Blueprint 3 is on the way. ‘Ye yelled over and over again, that refrain, as Jay spit a new song titled “Jockin’ Jay-Z.” West even revealed he’ll be producing records for the LP.

The opening bars of the track feature Hov taking aim again at his detractors (Ahem, Noel Gallegher) during the Glastonbury Festival.

“That bloke from Oasis said I can’t play guitar/ Somebody should have told him I’m a fucking Roc star.”

Jay-Z phoned into Shade 45 today and confirmed to YN the title and that the album is the way. The project is only three-songs in, however, and the rapper is unsure if it will see the light of day this year.—Anthony Thomas

  • http://kellsfetish.com Lo-Doe

    Greatest Rapper of All Time.
    I don’t think he should name it BP 3 but the I know it’s gone be nuts. American Gangster was overrated, but Kingdom Come was CrAzY. I think this gone be a nice album, like Vol. 1.

    • Black

      What you mean bruh? American Gangster was 10 times better the Kingdom Come

      • giantstepp

        co-sign with black. American Gangsta was a tight record IMO. Like Hov or not, dude is growing, building and truely laying down the “blueprint” w/out loosing credibility.

      • Feedback0008

        Y’all crazy, he had a whole new sound on kingdom come, american gangster was cool, but i believe kingdom was better.

    • ThaRealBoiWonder

      I think you want to reverse your critique because we all know that Kingdom Come sucked, while American Gangster was bumpin… I can’t name five songs that were hot off of Kingdom Come.

      • moe

        BEACH CHAIR
        LOST ONES
        SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT
        THE INTRO
        AND THAT JOINT WHERE HE SAYS COKE IS STILL MY SPONSOR…THE COLA HOVA STILL GETTING IT IN WITH SODA DIET NO SIR

        HOV ALL DAY HIS WORST ALBUM IS BETTER THAN YOUR FAVORITE RAPPERS BEST ALBUM RIDDLE ME THAT FUCK NIGGAS!

      • 305ridah

        1.lost ones
        2.intro
        3.30 something
        4.show me what you got
        5.beach chair
        6.hollywood
        7.anything

        you should dig yourself a hole wit that comment

        • beatz23

          hollywood?…anything??
          nahhh i forgot those songs until u mentioned them

        • GratiotJones

          Anything? …That is one of Jay’s worst songs ever. When I first heard it I really tried to make myself like it cuz i love when him and pharrell get together but that was straight trash

          myspace.com/gratiotjonesmusic

    • The Spaniard

      Kingdom Come was decent.

      American Gangster is now a drink coaster in my basement.

      And I like Coke better than Pepsi!

      • dduubbzz

        you’ve got to be kidding me right? Damn..maybe i was the only one feeling American Gangster

    • moe

      WAYNE DOESNT HAVE ANY CLASSICS QUIT COMPARING HIM TO JAY PEOPLE

      • mr

        who are you responding to? no one mentioned lil wayne

        • moe

          DAMN NEAR EVERBODY ON HERE IS BRINGING UP LIL WAYNE. THE DUDE SHOULD NOT EVEN BE IN THE SAME SENTENCE WITH JAY

    • dollas

      never know this album,might flop

      • Black

        You’ve got to be joking, When has any of his albums flopped?

    • Mac sleepy

      Can’t Wait… Please Let This one Be A Classic, Hov!

      http://www.myspace.com/macsleepy66

  • dj nice wit

    I hope kanye dont rap on his cd.

    • King B

      Why the fuck not??? Kanye will kill a track with Jay on it

  • Kevin

    Kanye ripped it last night @ MSG and bringing Hova to preform Jockin Jay-Z was tuff. That was the best concert i eva went 2. The ROC is in the Building !!!

  • http://xxl ohioblacksox

    JAY STILL DAT NIGGA. GOTS 2 HAVE IT.

  • Pierzy

    Dude is a living legend. Point blank period.

  • what it is

    do people still listen to him?

    • Penelope Rodriguez

      …The fuck kinda question is that?

    • gizzo

      my man do people listen to you?

  • Mella

    sweet

  • fireforreal

    I think American gangster was underated and kingdom come was overrated for the fact that most of it was hype because he was coming back to the game.American gangster he was back in that zone because he said it hurt him that the fans wasn’t feeling kingdom come so he stepped it up even though it’s one of his lowest selling albums.I think if he calls it blueprint 3 he should have it sound more like the original than number 2.Ya’ll know what I’m talking about.

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  • http://www.asdf.com Hey

    All this dude talks about is how great he is.

    Remind you of somebody?

    *cough* WAYNE *cough*

    • KLETEWOOD

      Double Co-Sign….

      I was listening to some mix-tape Wayne Tracks getting fucked up with some REAL GANGSTERS…no joke. Big Homie stands up and says…”All this nigga talks about is himself”. “I’m tired of hearing this shit.

      If you really listen…its True.

      Atleast Jay Z has some content.

    • you

      Who do you think wayne got it from?

      • KLETEWOOD

        Birdman?

        naa…I’m guessing SC. But, I can’t tell if Jay Z is starting to rap like Lil Wayne now.

    • Hey 2 u 2

      All wayne talks about is how great he is. Remind you of somebody? *cough* HOV *cough

  • John Brown

    I thought it was called MADISON SQUARE GARDEN?
    Not MADISON GARDEN. Hey XXLMAG.COM news staff two word re-read the article before posting it.

    ONCE AGAIN XXLMAG.COM NEWS STAFF LOST!!

  • Peru

    TO HEY:
    Yeah, where you think Wayne got it from. Jay Z to Wayne is equal to Jordan to Kobe, Barry Sanders to Ladanian Tomlinson, Ken Griffey Sr. to Ken Griffey Jr., and for all the white folks Wayne Gretzky to Sidney Crosby. They idolize the past stars and mold their style after their idols…But Jay to Wayne is on a much lower level of quality in their respective industry.

    • http://www.asdf.com Hey

      That’s where I was going with my comment, homey.

      • CARTEL

        listen…i agree wit peru 2 an extent…yeah those were great examples of comparisons but wen u say quality u lost me…i would say QUANTITY of music as of lately…jay makes music 2 a broader audience now…and dats y sum ppl dnt relate 2 it bcuz its simply shit dat u wouldnt understand unless u was a rich ass nigga dat traveled da world, sold over 20 million records, owns a basketball team, thinkin bout buyin in2 da yankees soon, owns a franchise of sports bars( 40/40 ), runs a successful clothingline and just bought a new 1( artful dodger jeans ), just got a new deal worth 150mil, 1st rapper 2 own ur own vodka, 1st rapper 2 out sell any sneaker and get half da profits, 1st rapper 2 b worth damn near a billion, marry 1 of da baddest chicks in da world, and still find time 2 inspire ur favorite rapper (wayne)…u wouldnt b able relate 2 it if u aint dat kinda nigga…dats all.

  • dj 214

    Fuck another Jay-Z Album when is Young Chris’s album dropping????

    • yo

      NEVERUARY 2050

    • yezzur

      young chris is coo, but that nigga gon go triple sand paper shawty

  • Peru

    TO HEY:
    Ok cool, I thought you were a WAYNE DICK RIDER, but you’re not…thank God. Excuse me for cursing, LOL!

  • MAKAVELI

    BEST RAPPER OF ALL TIME……I THINK NOT.
    YOU FORGOT ABOUT 2PAC. WHO WAS MORE THAN A RAPPER, HE WAS A ICON. NOW JAY Z IS DEFINITELY TOP 5 DEAD OR ALIVE.

  • Awaxx29

    Kingdom Come and American Gangster were both great albums. At those two different point in times his mind state was different than when he made Vol.3 or the Blueprint. If u truly f**k wit Hov you feel him no matter what. People say he’s not like old Hov. But Jay-Z is a person you can’t duplicate anything. Jus ask Curtis. Especially albums your mind is always different but Hov is the best living rapper. Ya’ll begged for his return then bashed him when it wasn’t what you wanted. SMH!! Everything Hov does to me iz that deal. Best songs since his return:
    Kingdom Come: I’m never gonna change
    American Gangster: Say Hello
    “I’m ur favorite Ain’t I”-Jay-Z

  • http://www.myspace.com/kidpistol Kid Pistol

    Someone need to slap the what? outta John Brown. $5 monopoly bucks to whoever do that.

    • John Brown

      Make it $10 monoploy bucks and I’ll do it myself…

    • John Brown

      ****MONOPOLY not monoploy

  • mr.carter3

    Jay-z is the best period,….lil wayne will never be on his level can’t wait for BP3 !!!!!!!!!!

  • MistaWah973

    Jay Z is that nigga, definitely looking forward to BP3… Hopefully he will get the usual suspects for the album. But I’m looking forward to that Nas/Premier album wayyy more, ain’t nobody in the game fucking with Nas!! Esco=GOAT!! “I’m over they heads like a bulimic on a seesaw”

  • DMV hustler

    Blueprint was the shit

    black album was nice

    kingdom come was ass

    and american gangster was fair, nothing big nothing too serious

    Jay is going down when it comes to albums

  • chris

    wayne not on jay’s level that was funny

  • Complete Douche Bag

    FUCK JAY AND WAYNE!!!!!! SOULJA BOY 4 LIFE BITCH!!! AND IF U GOT A PROBLEM WIT DAT…YAHHH BITCH YAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! OL HOE ASS NIGGAS!!!!!

    • Black

      This Nigga can’t be Serious

    • gizzo

      yo hommy id rather listen to ne-yo rap than to listen to soulja boy.dam grow son

  • Total Asshole

    Im fuckin ya moms while u read this shit :)

    • gizzo

      ur mums is doin herself.pupsless nigga

  • http://yahoo.com McClane

    I think whatever Jay puts out its a instant fucking classic.I thought kingdom come was a crazy record.But American gangster was fucking genius and I cant wait for this new album to come out.Hes the truth and still one of the best lyricsts out there. Whenever he touches the mic he terrors it down.I like to see him do another track with production from heavy d or maybe biz markie.That would be fucking sick…..

  • mr.carter3again

    chris chris chris lol another lil wayne dickrider, sad. and like i said bitch,
    Jay-Z= greatest
    lil wayne= not on jay’s level

    • chris

      if you think i’m a dickrider you can think that but i was just sayin my opion. jay said it hiself numbers don’t lie & c3 outsold american gangsta you only as good as your last cd & i’m not gonna say nothing bad about you because you might be a cool nigga.

      • donstatus

        imo, c3 outsold american gangster because c3 had been pushed back so many times. when jay drops an album nigga drops it in the date he says he will. if wayne did an album every year his sales wouldnt so high

  • Whitedudethathatesrap

    I HATE RAP…(and to a lesser extent, Blacks and Latinos)!!! Listen to some good ole fashioned Kenny G! Now he’s a real “G”!!

  • The_Truth

    **The Roc Dynasty is what made the original Blueprint a classic**

    I’m not fooled by the title, I still listen to Jay but he’s nowhere near the status of having Dash and company along side of him. . .they were the Bulls at that time. American Gangsta was coo, but no longer in rotation. He shouldn’t add another installment of Blueprint’s.

    • The _Lie

      Dog, u seem to forget dat Soulja Boy got a new album on da way. UUUUUAAAAHHHHH!!!!

  • b-ease

    BEST RAPPER OF ALL TIME……I THINK NOT.
    YOU FORGOT ABOUT 2PAC. WHO WAS MORE THAN A RAPPER, HE WAS A ICON. NOW JAY Z IS DEFINITELY TOP 5 DEAD OR ALIVE

    ^^
    Tupac is THE hiphop icon. but his best rhyme cant hold a candle to Nas, Jay, Andre, BIG, etc etc etc. In other words, he’s not the best rapper of all time. At all.

    • taz

      what the? are you crazy? the dudes and icon to everything. who created the original american gangsta? TUPAC SHAKUR. quit be dumb

  • mydiksbiggerdanurs

    Ay yo son…word to mother B..dat nigga Soulja Boy da don got a fresh ass album on da way..if u a real nigga, imma need u 2 cop dat..nah-i-mean

  • http://myspace.com/wcnoyze P.Cab

    Kingdom Come was cool because there was Dre beats on their. I was feeling it. I didnt feel american gangsters Tracks as much. Still good tho. Roc Boys probably song of the year.

    myspace.com/wcnoyze
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  • macman22

    I can’t hate on jay he’s one of the best rappers but jay and lil kim be selling the hell out of B.I.G rhymes

    NAS is the best rapper alive

    UNTITLED
    matic
    i am
    god’s son
    it was written
    stillmatic
    street’s disciple
    hip hop is dead
    nastradamus

  • RL

    The greatest of all time? That’s up for some serious debate. Hopefully, Jay will give us another hood classic in BP3. Get to work bro, and do it right.

  • remedy

    JAY-Z=BEST RAPPER ALIVE…DID WE 4GET THE CLASSIC ALBUMS HE PUT OUT???
    1. REASONABLE DOUBT
    2. HARDKNOCK LIFE VOL.2
    3. THE BLUEPRINT
    4. THE BLACK ALBUM
    5. AMERICAN GANGSTER

  • fireforreal

    1st of all LIL wayne is not the best rapper out,because people fell to remember nobody ever thought of wayne as dope when he had his first 3 albums.Jay-z was nice from the start from the begining without 100 appearences in a 12 month period.Wayne is the most popular but he has along way to go to be considered a legend.

  • Philly Bluntz

    H-O-V-A!!! THE BLUEPRINT 3 BABY ON THE WAY! IF JAY KEEPS MAKING THEM, I’LL KEEP BUYING THEM! LONG LIVE THE KING OF HIP-HOP

  • macman22

    FUCK FOXS NEWS NAS IS THE KING OF RAP ……

  • Rae Tha Great

    HOVs the best stop trying to compare those lyrics to something Wayne wouldve said cause don’t even rap like Jay since like post Carter 2 he found his flow but still follow in his footsteps. But come on “Jockin’ Jay-Z” that shit is FIREEE!!!! PEACE

  • http://xxl ThanksJ

    Gotta co-sign what Awaxx29 said…
    Different albums got different jams for everyone! I liked all his Albums , F*That!
    Every single one had some joint I couldnt blast loud enuff! The lesser jams definatly has content…That song he did bout Katrina & N.O.
    C’mon, dat was Gospel yo.
    Jay dont dissapoint, Peroid!
    Name 1 summer he hasnt owned. Its ok Ill wait…
    Dude is still setting trends and right now, he is da Blueprint for Longevity & how not to play ya’self in this game.
    How 2 hold ya head no matter what!
    Reminisent of PAC like that!
    (Look it up!)
    And remember, Even if he fell off he’d land on a bunch of Money!!!!

    PS: And 4 u Weezy Fans, J never tongue kissed no man either, !!!
    Thats always gonna b there for LIL PAYNE…

  • http://www.xxlmag.com/?p=23674 MrPresident916

    Man ru guys crazy nas is not better then fuckin jay-z.. nas is to me is fuckin super overrated.. this is all i got to say.. is listen to super ugly that shit was raw.. killed nas in that shit.. and dont for get tha verse from takeover.. u people r so LAME!!!!

    know you missin all the – FAAAAAAAME!
    But along with celebrity comes bout seventy shots to your frame
    Nigga; you a – LAAAAAAAME!
    Youse the fag model for Karl Kani/Esco ads
    Went from, Nasty Nas to Esco’s trash
    Had a spark when you started but now you’re just garbage
    Fell from top ten to not mentioned at all
    to your bodyguard’s “Oochie Wally” verse better than yours
    Matter fact you had the worst flow on the whole fuckin song
    but I know – the sun don’t shine, then son don’t shine
    That’s why your – LAAAAAAAME! – career come to a end
    There’s only so long fake thugs can pretend
    Nigga; you ain’t live it you witnessed it from your folks pad
    You scribbled in your notepad and created your life
    I showed you your first tec on tour with Large Professor
    (Me, that’s who!) Then I heard your album bout your tec on the dresser
    So yeah I sampled your voice, you was usin it wrong
    You made it a hot line, I made it a hot song
    And you ain’t get a coin nigga you was gettin fucked and
    I know who I paid God, Serchlite Publishing
    Use your – BRAAAAAAAIN! You said you been in this ten
    I’ve been in it five – smarten up Nas
    Four albums in ten years nigga? I can divide
    That’s one every let’s say two, two of them shits was due
    One was – NAHHH, the other was “Illmatic”
    That’s a one hot album every ten year average
    And that’s so – LAAAAAAAME! Nigga switch up your flow
    Your shit is garbage, but you try and kick knowledge?
    (Get the fuck outta here) You niggaz gon’ learn to respect the king
    Don’t be the next contestant on that Summer Jam screen
    Because you know who (who) did you know what (what)
    with you know who (yeah) but just keep that between me and you for now

    HES NOT EVEN IN MY TOP 5!!!!

  • j dogg

    Hell yea nigga soulja boi bout 2 cum hard on tha next album most of yall niggaz iz sleepin real hip hop at itz finest hands down….

  • yung storm

    kingdom was a decent comeback album. still better than any of todays ringtone artists. american gangster was a better album/ im anxious to hear what direction jay will take the music business in this time.

  • kashrulz

    To MrPresident916:

    [Nas talking]
    (“Fuck Jay-Z”)
    What’s up niggas, ay yo, I know you ain’t talkin ’bout me dog
    You, what?
    (“Fuck Jay-Z”)
    You been on my dick nigga, you love my style, nigga
    (“Fuck Jay-Z”)

    [Chorus]
    (I) Fuck with your soul like ether
    (Will) Teach you the king you know you
    (Not) “God’s son” across the belly
    (Lose) I prove you lost already

    Brace yourself for the main event
    Y’all impatiently waitin
    It’s like an AIDS test, what’s the results?
    Not positive, who’s the best? Pac, Nas and Big
    Ain’t no best, East, West, North, South, flossed out, greedy
    I embrace y’all with napalm
    Blows up, no guts, left chest, face gone
    How could Nas be garbage?
    Semi-autos at your cartilege
    Burner at the side of your dome, come outta my throne
    I got this, locked since ’9-1
    I am the truest, name a rapper that I ain’t influenced
    Gave y’all chapters but now I keep my eyes on the Judas
    With Hawaiin Sophie fame, kept my name in his music
    Check it

    [Chorus]

    [talking]
    Ay yo, pass me the weed, pour my ashes out on these niggas man (no doubt)
    Ay, y’all faggots, y’all kneel and kiss the fuckin ring

    [Chorus]

    I’ve been fucked over, left for dead, dissed and fogotten
    Luck ran out, they hoped that I’d be gone, stiff and rotten
    Y’all just piss on me, shit on me, spit on my grave (uh)
    Talk about me, laugh behind my back but in my face
    Y’all some “well wishers,” friendly actin, envy hidin snakes
    With your hands out for my money, man, how much can I take?
    When these streets keep callin, heard it when I was sleep
    That this Gay-Z and Cockafella Records wanted beef
    Started cockin up my weapon, slowly loadin up this ammo
    To explode it on a camel, and his soldiers, I can handle
    This for dolo and it’s manuscript, just sound stupid
    When KRS already made an album called Blueprint
    First, Biggie’s ya man, then you got the nerve to say that you better than Big
    Dick suckin lips, whyn’t you let the late, great veteran live

    [talking]
    (I…will…not…lose)
    “God’s son” across the belly, I prove you lost already
    The king is back, where my crown at?
    (Ill…will) Ill Will rest in peace, let’s do it niggas

    [Chorus]

    Y’all niggas deal with emotions like bitches
    What’s sad is I love you ’cause you’re my brother
    You traded your soul for riches
    My child, I’ve watched you grow up to be famous
    And now I smile like a proud dad, watchin his only son that made it
    You seem to be only concerned with dissin women
    Were you abused as a child, scared to smile, they called you ugly?
    Well life is hard, hug me, don’t reject me
    Or make records to disrespect me, blatent or indirectly
    In ’88 you was gettin chased through your buildin
    Callin my crib and I ain’t even give you my numbers
    All I did was gave you a style for you to run with
    Smilin in my face, glad to break bread with the god
    Wearin Jaz chains, no tecs, no cash, no cars
    No jail bars Jigga, no pies, no case
    Just Hawaiian shirts, hangin with little Chase
    You a fan, a phony, a fake, a pussy, a Stan
    I still whip your ass, you thirty-six in a karate class
    You Tae-bo hoe, tryna’ work it out, you tryna’ get brolic?
    Ask me if I’m tryna’ kick knowledge
    Nah, I’m tryna’ kick the shit you need to learn though
    That ether, that shit that make your soul burn slow
    Is he Dame Diddy, Dame Daddy or Dame Dummy?
    Oh, I get it, you Biggie and he’s Puffy
    Rockafeller died of AIDS, that was the end of his chapter
    And that’s the guy y’all chose to name your company after?
    Put it together, I rock hoes, y’all rock fellas
    And now y’all try to take my spot, fellas?
    Philly’s hot rock fellas, put you in a dry spot, fellas
    In a pine box with nine shots from my glock, fellas
    Foxy got you hot ’cause you kept your face in her puss
    What you think, you gettin girls now ’cause of your looks?
    Ne-gro please
    You no mustache havin, with whiskers like a rat
    Compared to Beans you wack
    And your man stabbed Un and made you take the blame
    You ass, went from Jaz to hangin with Caine, to Herb, to Big
    And, Eminem murdered you on your own shit
    You a dick-ridin faggot, you love the attention
    Queens niggas run you niggas, ask Russell Simmons
    Ha, R-O-C get gunned up and clapped quick
    J.J. Evans get gunned up and clapped quick
    Your whole damn record label gunned up and clapped quick
    Shaun Carter to Jay-Z, damn you on Jaz dick
    So little shorty’s gettin gunned up and clapped quick
    How much of Biggie’s rhymes is gon’ come out your fat lips?
    Wanted to be on every last one of my classics
    You pop shit, apologize, nigga, just ask Kiss

    You were saying??!!

  • http://www.myspace.com/gratiotjonesmusic gratiotjones

    It will probably be a decent album but i’m not looking for another classic, they hyped up Kingdom Come & American Gangster 2 be classic albums, they both had some classic songs but they weren’t classic albums tho

  • http://www.xxlmag.com/?p=23674#comment-1173833 Mrpresident916

    that shit is not better then super ugly.. i wont put tha whole song tho jus tha verse that was harder then that whole song

    Me and the boy A.I. got more in common
    Than just ballin and rhymin, get it? More in Carmen
    I came in your Bentley backseat
    Skeeted in your Jeep, left condoms on your babyseat
    Here, nigga, the gloves is off
    The love is done
    Its whatever, whenever, however nigga, ONE!
    And since you infatuated with sayin that gay shit
    Guess you was kissin my dick when you was kissin that bitch
    Nasty shit, you thought I was born in Renette
    You callin’ Carm a, hundred times I was bone抧 her neck
    You got a baby by the broad, you can’t disown her yet
    When is your lies end, when does the truth begin
    When is reality set in, or does it not matter
    Gotta hurt, I’m your baby mama’s favorite rapper
    And ask your current girl, she know wass抲p
    Holla at a real nigga, Jigga, I don’t give a fuck..

    this nigga said HE LEFT CONDOMS ON HIS BABY SEAT.. ru serious that line alone was better then that whole fuckin song.. then after all that was said n done.. jay-z “tha boss” signed nas to tha def jam.. i dont give a fuck if anotha man told me he left condoms on my childs baby seat there would be no amoun of money ta have that man be my boss.. dont matter if tha beef was dead..

    CONDOMS ON THA BABY SEAT.. thats all i got to say..

    • dj nice wit it

      that was tight, but still not better then either dummy.

  • Vitore

    Anyone else having problems with these damn ZShare links… Just loads and goes “ready” … refuses to play or download>>>

    Anyway???

  • http://www.xxlmag.com/?p=23674#comment-1173895 MrPresident916

    nice try tho homie.. also u cant even compare albums sold.. tha amount of money.. bitches beyonce or kelis come on man dont try it.. or mentorship jay-z got kanye.. nas got who braveharts haha not even close quan haha what a joke.. from top to bottom jay owns nas!!!!

  • PATRICE MOSTEPE

    Rocafella is owned by the French.

  • D

    i hate it when people ride jay z’s nuts all day. hes good, but he’s been biting off of people forever whether its biggie’s rhymes or his young chris whisper flow, there are better rappers than jay z, alive and dead, so to anybody who just shit their pants cuz bp3 is coming, get a life

    • http://www.xxlmag.com/?p=23674#comment-1173895 MrPresident916

      noones ridin his dick.. im jus statin tha facts.. this is a article about jay-z.. so why wouldnt u talk about him.. dumass.. im not jus guna sit back and let people say nas is better then him cuz hes not.. jay aint even my favorite mc.. and no one said hes tha best cuz to me hes not.. and people always cum wit that biggie shit.. who hasnt bit off biggie.. people bit off people all day so thats jus stupid to say.. its jus who can use it better.. and obiviously(sp) yung chris wasnt doin it rite.. so u need to get a lfe.. come harder then that if u wana get in sumones buisness!!

  • xxlmags ghostwriter

    as i read everyones comments and what not i can see how far off every comment is

    what i think (and know is right is) jay -z is a legend no matter what way u put it hes a legend he does things now some people dont agree with but if any of u niggas was in the place he is rite now u would be doin the same thing money changes everybody as much as u dont think it changes .he raps about fancy shit because hes in a position where he has it like that he cant rap about hood shit cause he not in the hood anymore dummies

    case matter say he was to go back rappin about shit he use 2 do then he would jus be lying and all yall niggas be callin him out on the shit he jus rappin about shit he doin either way yall niggas gonna sit here and hate .and my opinion on bp3 is he should rename it because when he was doin the blueprint series that was prime shit at the time now hes not in that time blueprinting would just tournish the blueprint

  • kashrulz

    I won’t front, jay’s hustle is undeniable.But it’s just for show. Marrying Beyonce wasn’t a love move, it was a hustla’s move. She’s a trophy wife. But nas is realer than him. You heard his new shit untitled? Are u serious? If ya’ll thought nas kickin knowledge was garbage before, you need to cop that joint. It’s on some real, conspiracy, social awareness shit. And he’s uplifting his people by telling blacks they are much more than timbalands, bentleys, and fine-ass hoes. Nas is making history, he spittin some real thought-provoking shit that challenges blacks to be more than niggas. Jay-z may be flyer, have more swagger, or even bag the best chicks but hip hop is about uplifting the people. When has jay ever made a song bout the people? Or some shit about real life? KANYE WEST IS MORE SOCIALLY AWARE THAN JAY!! I ain’t hatin on jay but when it comes to what real hip hop is all about nas got him.

  • http://www.xxlmag.com/?p=23674#comment-1173940 MrPresident916

    homie u have sum good points but nas always be kikn that knowledge shit.. not everyone wants to hear that shit.. i kno i dont thats y i dont lik nas.. im not sayin im a dumass and dont kno wats goin on in tha world.. but music to me is a escape from this fucked up world were in.. im not tryna hear tha news thru sumoneones rhymes.. if jay started makin songs about tha world then people would say o jays bitin nas’s style.. im i rite or wrong.. so nas stays in his lane and jay stays in his.. minority report was a track about “social awareness”.. wasnt tha best but it was.. basically all im tryna say is not ever mc needs to be makin tracks about tha world cuz it would get played out fast..

    • Dmxej2

      Yeah MrPresident has a point.at the end of the day its all about what u value in hip hop. if u dont wanna listen to records about social awareness and what not then u prolly wont fuck wit nas. but if u wanna hear a track about swag, or bein a boss then u cant deny that jigga got that shit on lock. plus jigga is a lyricist and he always come wit somethin to draw the listener in. Nas is my favorite rapper but thats because I wanna hear about social issues when I listen to my music. Both mcs are at the top of their game.

  • http://classandgrime.blog.com RCV

    Blueprint III huh? Hmmm….I believe Hov still has it in him, but how do you top Reasonable Doubt or even the first Blueprint?

  • Al

    some got it twisted Knigdom come was overrated and American gangster was raw and i’m saying that as a Nas fan

  • BrooklynsFinest

    Yo I was a fan of Hov for years but after learning about this clown and all the shit he does I lost respect for him. This nigga was sampling beats and jackin people’s lyrics his whole career. Just look @ these videos of samples some dude put together on youtube:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxMAtwsF48c

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Ke2z4-I-k

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3CLkjHTFa0

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTO1JdaM8rc

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gA0qOAxZ7Y8

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2-IpK846nw

    http://kevinnottingham.com/myblog/2008/05/20/jay-z-the-complete-samples/

    On this new album all he gon rap about is how much he made, what he did and rub that shit all in our faces. Man fuck this clown I’m tired of this clown. RIP to the real G.O.A.T. Biggie.

    • KLETEWOOD

      DAMN….you put that fool on BLAST. He’s a biting ass motha fukka.

    • The Spaniard

      99.9% of the rappers in the WORLD do this.

      The only exception is some bum you have never heard of.

      “You made it a hot line…I made it a hot song.”
      Jay-Z

  • ito

    album most likely gon be CRACK but dat jockin shit was wack to me..

  • shawn t

    “But I’m looking forward to that Nas/Premier album wayyy more, ain’t nobody in the game fucking with Nas!! Esco=GOAT!!” perfect

    i would love for bp3 to drop this month. we need it.

    american gangster was a great concept record. i guess people wanted some timberland beats or something. it was something uncommon for music today where the rhymes > beats.

    i think kingdom come was a good record. granted, it was no blueprint or reasonable doubt. i actually agree with fiddy cent: it was a great record that was too mature for the public…. it went way over their heads. “

  • yessir

    I agree. I Think that Kingdom Come was a good album (Better than bullshit AMERICAN GANGSTER) It was easy for the mature fans to grasp it. It will take the younguns a few more years to appreciate it.

    Question: Why do think lil wayne is good?

    Dude is oversaturated and overrated.

    “Better wear a latex/ or i’ma latex/ great sex is great sex/” ( Or whatever the fuck that he was trying to say)

  • http://myspace.com/raheem904 raheem

    1.wayne
    2.jayz
    3.kanye
    4.t.i
    5.n.a.s

    nas aint realy what rap is anymore he old news so 1990s new area .different world new music .hip hop aint dying its changing …the 90s are gone lyrical content wheres a mask now ….if u dont get the new era then dont listen to it pop in sum tupac in yo tape deck…..dont get me wrong i luv tupac but hes dead the 90s are over and this is new gen the transformation is taking place and no dick riding ….just cuz wayne is on top dont means hes the best ever it mean right now he gettin his and workin for it and if u cant respect that ….like cassidy said yo whole prospective is wack……give props were props are due…..award hard work ….and if u dont like it get up and change rapping aint hard …all u need is a vocab and no how to use it…..and jay done conceded 2 wayne so weres the argument if the so call king wont defend his crown….yo lames can say what u wont but sumtimes the truth hurts

  • showtime

    @MR.pRESIDENT NY already voted ether>>Takeover/superugly

    Nas won by like 60% so I dont know why people years later try and act like jay’s diss was better. Nobody say that was a takeover” or thats “super ugly” but they do say yo so and so got “ethered”. So give it a rest.

    Jay is my nigga and can out flow Nas most times but he is not bettter than Nas IMO.
    Nas is the lyrical standard period.

    Now thats off my chest I cant wait for BP3. I just hope its better than his last two albums.
    American gangster was boring. KC was better but nowhere near the Black Album.

  • http://WWW.GRINDFAMILY.COM YUNG TWEZZY

    KINGDOM WAS THE WORST JAY-Z ALBUM EVER POINT BLANK PERIOD.
    PLEASE DONT EVER COMPARE JAY TO JORDAN.
    WHY DO I SAY THAT.
    THERE ARE GOOD ARGUMENTS TO STATE Y JAY ISNT THE GREATEST.
    OF THE TOP OF MY HEAD IS THE FACT THAT HE ALWAYS HAS OTHER ARTIST LYRICS IN HIS MOUTH.

    THERE IS NOT ONE PERSON WHO HAS A BRAIN IN THE SKULL THAT CAN ARGUE THAT JORDAN WASNT THE GREATEST.

    PEOPLE WILL TRY IT ANYWAY

  • 305ridah

    let this be the last statement. Biggie was incredible but didn’t last to see how it would’ve played out. as well as Pac. Jay z made the right moves to take his career to levels many dream of. He didn’t get caught up in that BS with ignorant muthafukas that would’ve eventually stopped him from be the great he is. Name 2 other artist in the LAST 10 years that has accomplished what he has done. He’s an icon . give him his props. LIl Wayne is nice but he ain’t classy enuff to even take it to greatness . his shows are wack u can use every verse he’s done and put it to any of his other songs cause he has no substance. if he dies tomorrow like he keeps calling for, people may not even mention his name in ten years. let jay die people will then be crying and saying he is the best. he surpassed biggie, pac, and most artist in every genre of music. name any other rapper that can headline a 150,000 audience concert. In the U.S. or anywhere else. silence i see. name any other rapper that has ever done that. most rappers can’t fill clubs now and days let along an arena. t.i. did a show in bmore 2wks ago, 2500 people at most. Name another rapper with as many albums. and they all aint gon always be great. me personally think vol 2 was better than reasonable doubt. blueprint was great and the black.

  • Ms.T

    Nas is better than Jay- people act like it’s the norm for people to say Jay is better than Nas- but Jay knows the truth and so do his followers! The followers use dumb as reasons like Jay married Beyounce over Nas marrying Kelis as comparisons to who is the greater emcee! These fans are getting ridiculous by the second! Nas always kicks knowledge and Jay always talks aout dope dealing or how much better he is than everyone else!

  • big daddy

    American gangster was fukkin hot wth are y talkin about did ya not here him flow threw the whole CD

  • Gay Z

    dick sucking lips.

  • http://www.yahoo.com Dra$t-iQ Alkoholik

    man fuck this shit aint this nigga said he was gon quit coz the 2 albums he dropped after coming out of retirement beeen straight ass-wipe,and I dont think he can name it BP3 coz he aint got the Roc dynasty that help make the previous 2 classics and plus he’s over the hill so dont expect him to even pull 400k in his 1st week nigga a has been he popular in the board room but not on wax coz just check his sales latetly,so dont expect him to outsell Game,Eminem and Weezy

  • RL

    “Condoms on the baby seat” was a desperate move by the so called greatest of all time. He said it to create controversy and it was a cheap shot. There was nothing in Super Ugly that indicated that Jay was a better lyricist. From my perspective, at that time, Jay realized that NY respected Nas both as an artist and for firing back with Ether. The hood was favoring Nas in that battle which means that Jay was losing. The disappointing part of the Nas vs. Jay-Z battle, for me, was that it did not bring out the best in either artist. I lean towards Nas as the victor though (had to get that in).

  • romil

    Aww man Ive seen this coming for YEARS!!! I aint mad at you cats that say Jay didnt bite Chris. BUt look Most of us cats from Philly or South Jerzee or basically most of us who were down with the ROC from day one will agree. Jay did imitate the Philly Flow of Young Chris, Go Study!! NO disrespect to jay hes one of my all time favorite, but Jay has changed styles over the years. And if yall go waaaaay back to when the young guns were 1st put one You will NoTICE young Chris was spittin the same way he spittin now. The tone of his voice the way he whispers over a part of a verse the delivery and all. Jay Bit him, Jay was not rhyming like that before the Dynasty album or before he got up with State P. Jay basically borrowed from Philly and everyone knows Jay Z is phillys favorite rapper. YOung Chris its time to speak up on this and pull out the audio to save your career these cats tryna sweep u under the rug. I know this 4 a fact because Chris was my favorite out of State P I always knew he was ahead. Next thing I know Jay was borrowing from them cats. DONT SLEEP!!!!!! Oh and I also agree that Chris studied jay, but hey all rappers borrow and learn from each other. BUt stop saying Chris bit jay thats wrong and the facts will come out go check 4 urself heres how. Go listen to in my lifetime vol 3, then find out what year that was. Then listen to the 1st trax young chris did then find out what year that was. Then listen to the DYnasty thats when he signed state P. Then you will C 4 self.

  • Khayan from the Bronx

    This is a blessing for Hip Hop. For anyone to hate on the fact that Hov is putting out another album is crazy and definetly not a real hip hop fan.

  • adrian smith

    first xxlmag do a fucking were are the greastest mc’s of all time put ice t on front cover jay z blueprint 3 cant wait that jockin joint sick jay z oasis beef ended sick ltd coming soon

  • Fire

    WOOOOWWWWWW!….so whose shit is he stealing this time???….if he’s not talking about his wealth or banging Bey, I’d question the lyrics….please no more “i cooked, baked and flipped the coke!”…WE NO LONGER BELIEVE YOU!

    • ko

      JAY IS THE REAL DEAL BELIEVE IT OR NOT THE NIGGA WAS OUT THERE BROOKLYN NIGGA COUGH UP A LUNG WHERE IM FROM MARCY SON AINT NOTHIN NICE

  • Stylistic

    Why are so many people raving about The American Gangster album? Yes there was a good 3 or 4 hot tracks on it, but other then that it was Kingdom Come part 2. (Which is not a good thing!) Jay hasn’t dropped a decent album since he originally retired after the black album back in 03, and he’s fell off since. Now’s the perfect time for him to dig himself out and drop the blueprint 3!

  • http://kellsfetish.com Lo-Doe

    For the record (1st comment):I never said American Gangster is weak…I said overrated and Kingdom Come is a lot better. People you canNOT compare Lil’ Insayne to Jay-Z. Lil’ Insayne is a crack head, that has no where near accredibilty as Jay. Get ya lyrical preference up.
    Your flow is brain on drugs, Mines is rap on steroids.

    -Jay-Z
    Breathe Easy
    BLUEPRINT

    1. Jay-Z
    2. Nas
    3. Tupac
    4. AZ
    5. Jadakiss