The Black Album

from Jay Z – Ranking His Own Albums on Rap Genius


What Hova says:


Hov’s eighth and (supposedly) last album was released in 2003 and dominated the charts, going double platinum. An acapella version was later released for remixes and mashups, such as Black is Back by 9th Wonder.

There were a ton of other mashups, including with The Beatles, PAVEMENT, Weezer, and more

You can check out the lyrics of the album here and the cover art breakdown here!

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