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A Look Back at Jay-Z’s Career Highlights Up Through ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’
Ever wonder how Jay-Z became a rap legend? VIBE takes a look at some of Jigga man’s career highlights up through the release of hi…
Watch: Life + Times’ “The Blueprint – PMK Customs x Brooklyn Zoo”
Since being called upon by hip-hop’s royal couple to customize both of their favorite kicks—on two separate occasions—a lot of attention has been put o…
‘The Blueprint’ Turns 11: VIBE Salutes Jay-Z’s G.O.A.T. Album [Interviews, Essays & Debates]
The Blueprint wasn’t Jay-Z’s first or final classic album (see the uber-lyrical Reasonable Doubt and pseudo-swan song, The Black Album, respectively). However, Hov truly found his sweet…
Jay Z’s ‘The Blueprint’ 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Vinyl
September marked the 10th anniversary of one of Jay Z's greatest albums, The Blueprint. To help celebrate, Hov has released a limited editio…
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V Exclusive: J. Cole Calls The Blueprint a ‘Classic,’ Names His Favorite Song
Ten-years after its release, Jay-Z's The Blueprint, is still mentioned amongst the best hip-hop albums of all time. Impacting rappers just as much as fans,…
Blueprint At 10: Pusha T Breaks Down Hov’s White Lines In ‘Never Change’
The G.O.O.D. Music heavyweight chimes on Jay-Z's coke rap candor…
Royce Da 5’9″ Compares The Original ‘Renegade’ to Jay-Z’s Version: ‘It Helped Me Grow’
Bad Meets Evil half Royce Da 5’9” tells how The Blueprint's sole collaboration treked from Motown to Marcy “Renegade” started out a…
Jadakiss And Kendrick Lamar Debate Jay-Z and Nas’ Infamous Battle: ‘Takeover’ Vs. ‘Ether’
JADAKISS SAYS: I didn’t really like the “Takeover” beat. But the words—you know what the words are! It’s like…
9th Wonder Compares Jay-Z’s ‘The Blueprint’ to ‘The Chronic'; Picks LP’s Best Beat
Ten years after Jay-Z's 9/11 masterpiece, producer 9th Wonder examines The Blueprint's sonic impact…
V Vintage: Kanye West Dishes Gems On His ‘Blueprint’ Beat CD
In VIBE's 2004 Jay-Z cover, a pre-blown-up Kanye West—who produced The Blueprint's "Takeover," "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)," "Heart of the City (Ain't No Love)," "Never…
The Blueprint: 5 Things Jay-Z Should Do To Make His New Solo Album A Hit
1. Call Just Blaze ASAP. It's not that the production on Jay's last album, The Blueprint 3, was bad. It was actually really solid with…
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Black UVA Student Beaten And Bloodied By Police Over…
Honor student, Martese Johnson, needed stitches after being beaten in the head by police. The violent altercation was caught on video.
Trinidad James Goes On CNN To Discuss The N-Word
Trinidad James tackles the use of the N-word on CNN.
Man Charged In Shooting Of Two Ferguson Police Officers
Jeffrey Williams, 20, charged with the shooitng ot two Ferguson officers.
Leader Of SAE Racist Chant Breaks His Silence: ‘It…
SAE member who led the now-infamous racist chant speaks out.
Boosie Badazz Links With 50 Cent And Migos For ‘Paid’ And…
March 28, 2015
Boosie Badazz taps 50 Cent and Migos for some gangsta ish.
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