Concert Review: Jay Z
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Concert Review: Jay Z

Though Jay Z moves a little slower than many of the emerging rappers in their…

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Jay-Z: 4:44
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Jay-Z: 4:44

PLAYLIST: Jay-Z
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PLAYLIST: Jay-Z

Welcome to PLAYLIST, a re-occurring feature where our staff creates a playlist (with mix tapes…

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Jay-Z: Magna Carta…Holy Grail
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Jay-Z: Magna Carta…Holy Grail

Victory has defeated Jay-Z. The drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul’s career is an American…

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List Inconsequential: Runt of the Litter: Weak Albums By Strong Artists
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List Inconsequential: Runt of the Litter: Weak Albums By Strong Artists

Sky Blue Sky by Wilco (2007) Drugs help. When Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy went to…

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Best of 2011: Honorable Mentions
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Best of 2011: Honorable Mentions

These excellent records fell just short of our Top 20 of 2011 list. The Antlers-…

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Top 25 Songs of 2011
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Top 25 Songs of 2011

25. St. Vincent – “Surgeon” [4AD] To know Annie Clark is to love her. The…

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Jay-Z and Kanye West: Watch the Throne
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Jay-Z and Kanye West: Watch the Throne

Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne Rating: 3.8/5.0 Label: Roc-A-Fella / Roc Nation /…

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Decoded: by Jay-Z
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Decoded: by Jay-Z

Decoded by Jay-Z Rating: 4.1/5.0 Publisher: Spiegel & Grau I’ve always taken issue with Hip-Hop…

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