When Blueprint 3 releases on September 11, it will be the eleventh studio release from Jay-Z in just over thirteen years. We decided now would be a perfect time to look back on the career of one Mr. Shawn Carter. One new day, one new album; a walk down memory lane with the music of one of the greatest rappers alive.
September 4, 2009
Vol. 3..The life and times of S. Carter
Maintaining his yearly position on the charts and silencing many of the critics from Hard Knock Life, Jay-Z solidified his place as a rap juggernaut when he released “Vol. 3..The Life and Times of S. Carter” in the winter of ’99. He’s takin’ over.
Notable Producers: Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, Rockwilder
Notable Singles: “Big Pimpin”, “Jigga My Nigga”, “Do it again (Put ya hands up)”