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' Released: August 29, 1996. ' Released: April 15, 1997 Reasonable Doubt is the debut by American rapper. It was released on June 25, 1996,. The album features production provided by, and, and also includes from, and, among others. The album features themes and gritty lyrics about the 'hustler' lifestyle and material obsessions.
Reasonable Doubt debuted at number 23 on the US, on which it charted for 18 weeks. It was promoted with four singles; including ' and '. Reasonable Doubt was certified by the (RIAA) and, as of 2006, has sold 1.5 million copies in the United States.
A critical success, it has been ranked on several publications' lists of the greatest rap albums ever, while many hip hop fans have viewed it as Jay-Z's best work. Contents. Background In 1989, aspiring rapper Jay-Z was recruited by mentor Jaz-O to appear on his song 'Hawaiian Sophie'. He appeared on two more Jaz-O songs in the next year, but after Jaz-O was dropped from his record label, Jay-Z dealt drugs to support himself.
He continued to pursue a rap career and appeared on two songs from Original Flavor's 1993 album Beyond Flavor. Jay-Z then caught 's attention and toured with him; they collaborated on Kane's 1994 'Show & Prove' along with 's, Wu-Tang affiliate, and Scoob Lover. Despite the exposure he received from Kane, Jay-Z was still without a record deal.
He began selling tapes from his car with help from friend. The success of his street-level marketing led to a deal with, which released his first solo single, ' and its 'I Can't Get wid Dat'. In an unconventional move, Jay-Z then spurned the record contract he had long sought and left Payday Records to form his own label, with Damon Dash and Kareem 'Biggs' Burke. Jay-Z later explained that he thought he could do a better job of marketing his records on his own: Payday eventually signed me to a deal, but were acting shady the whole time, like they didn't know how to work a record or something,' says Jay. 'The things that they were setting up for me I could have done myself. They had me traveling places to do instores, and my product wasn't even available in the store.
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We shot one video, but when the time came for me to do the video for the second single, I had to be cut out. They gave me the money and I started my own company. There was a little arguing back and forth, but our conflict finally got resolved. The bottom line was they wasn't doing their job, so I had to get out of there. Jay-Z rented a small, cheap office for Roc-A-Fella Records on John Street in one of the 'dreariest parts of the busiest city in the world'. Jay-Z and his compatriots thought of their low-rent headquarters as a 'starting point' that would eventually lead them to Manhattan. In 1995 and early 1996, Jay-Z appeared on records by and, further raising his profile.
At this point, he was still considered an ' rapper with a 'new jack' style. Recording Reasonable Doubt was recorded at and at Platinum Island, however, its beats were formed elsewhere. ' was produced by at his mother's home in 1994, while the vocals were recorded on tour at a studio in Tampa Florida named Progressive Music with Mary J Blige. Produced ' and 'Politics as Usual' while recording with. The recording sessions were often competitive; Ski and created similar beats for 'Politics as Usual', but Ski submitted his to Jay-Z first causing his to appear on the album.
'Brooklyn's Finest' was a competitive, though friendly battle between Jay-Z and in which Jay-Z tried proving that he is of Biggie's caliber, while Biggie tried brushing his rhymes off as insignificant. Although the rappers had already met on the set for the ' music video, they discovered that neither wrote down their rhymes while recording.
The recording of 'Brooklyn's Finest' spanned two months and moved from D&D Studios to Giant Studios where the Clark Kent-sung chorus was recorded. Music and lyrics Reasonable Doubt has themes. David Drake from said the lyrics were characterized by 'gritty '. Believed that although rappers had alluded to hustling before, Jay-Z 'talks about what it can do to a person's inner peace, and what it can do to their mind'. Jay-Z later said, 'the studio was like a 's couch for me' while recording Reasonable Doubt. 's Steve Huey described him as 'a street hustler from the projects who rapped about what he knew—and he was very, very good at it.detailing his experiences on the streets with disarming honesty'. Huey summarizes the album's subject matter saying: He's cocky bordering on arrogant, but playful and witty, and exudes an effortless, unaffected cool throughout.
And even if he's rapping about rising to the top instead of being there, his material obsessions are already apparent. the album's defining cut might. be the brief '22 Two's,' which not only demonstrates Jay-Z's extraordinary talent as a pure freestyle rapper, but also preaches a subtle message through its club hostess: Bad behavior gets in the way of making money. Perhaps that's why Jay-Z waxes reflective, not enthusiastic, about the darker side of the streets. AllMusic's Jason Birchmeier writes that the album's production exhibits characteristics of 'the pre- era, a foregone era when samples fueled the beats and supplied the hooks', which 'sets Reasonable Doubt apart from Jay-Z's later work'. 'Can't Knock the Hustle' features a smooth beat.
'Politics as Usual' has an sound and a sample of 'Hurry Up This Way Again'. 'Dead Presidents' samples ' voice from ' in its chorus.
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According to 's Spence D., 'Ski brings back the stripped down piano fill style lending the track a late night jazz vibe' on 'Feelin' It', and '22 Two's' has a 'mournful jazz inclined groove' that prominently features. 'Coming of Age' contains a Clark Kent-produced beat that samples the melody and drums from 'Inside You'. Release and promotion Reasonable Doubt was released by Roc-A-Fella on June 25, 1996, through a distribution deal with. It was not an immediate success, reaching a peak position of 23 on the chart while selling 420,000 copies in its first year of release. It spent 18 weeks on the chart, and 55 weeks on the, on which it reached number three. The album was promoted with the release of four singles, none of which reached the; 'Ain't No Nigga' was the highest charting single at number 50, 'Can't Knock the Hustle' and 'Feelin' It' did not peak higher than 70, and 'Dead Presidents' did not chart altogether. On February 7, 2002, Reasonable Doubt was certified by the (RIAA), for shipments of a million copies in the US.
It remains the lowest charting album of Jay-Z's career. According to magazine, it had sold 1.5 million copies in the United States by 2006. Reception and legacy Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating B+ 7.8/10 A− 9.4/10 4/5 5/5 Reasonable Doubt has been acclaimed by music critics. According to 's Ryan Schreiber, it has often been 'considered one of hip-hop's landmark albums'. While Birchmeier said it was viewed like Nas' (1994) as a classic hip hop album by a young rapper about their street and criminal experiences. Reasonable Doubt helped transfigure into, popularizing the subgenre and the imagery of high class, expensive lifestyles and tastes in hip hop, including drinking, driving automobiles, and living out the plots of films such as. In the opinion of, Reasonable Doubt was a 'seminal' work that 'shocked the world.
A personal touchstone for fans then Jay's own age who were getting their own hustles on—hip hop's young, gifted, and black'. Jay-Z said that recreating Reasonable Doubt would be challenging, as he was living a different lifestyle with a completely different state of mind when he wrote the album. Reasonable Doubt has also often been considered by many fans to be Jay-Z's best record. He himself deemed it his best.
According to Birchmeier, it differed from his subsequent albums by lacking ' songs and hits. Shaheem Reid of explained, ' Reasonable Doubt might not have the radio hits or club bangers of many of his other albums, but it may be Jay at his most lyrical—and certainly at his most honest, according to him'. Huey said the lyrical appeal lied within Jay-Z's 'effortless, unaffected cool' flow, 'disarming honesty', and knack for 'writing some of the most acrobatic rhymes heard in quite some time'. According to Huey, this 'helped Reasonable Doubt rank as one of the finest albums of of the '90s'.
Birchmeier, on the other hand, believed the superior quality of producers was more responsible for the album's reputation as a classic more so than Jay-Z. In a retrospective review for, said the album was 'designed for the hip-hop and street aesthetes who still swear he never topped it,' finding it 'richer than any outsider could have known, and benefiting from everything we've since learned about the minor crack baron who put his money where his mouth was. You can hear him marshalling a discipline known to few rappers and many crack barons, and that asceticism undercuts the intrinsic delight of his rhymes'. Reasonable Doubt was named one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time by in 1998, who ranked it seventh on their 2002 list, who ranked it sixth on their 2005 list, and 's Henry Adaso; Adaso ranked it as the 14th greatest hip hop album, the second best rap record of 1996, and the fifth most 'essential' hip hop album ever.
Included Reasonable Doubt on the magazine's 2003 list of '500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die'. That same year, ranked it number 248 on their list of. The magazine also named it the 17th best album of the 1990s. It was included in Vibe 's '51 Albums Representing a Generation, a Sound and a Movement' (2004), and 's 'The 100 Greatest Rap Albums 1995–2005'. In 2006, Jay-Z performed the songs from Reasonable Doubt at the to celebrate its tenth anniversary. The concert's band included ' drummer, the Illadelphonics, a 50-piece orchestra dubbed The Hustla's Symphony and, the performance's.
On 'Can't Knock the Hustle', replaced Mary J. Blige, who was preparing for her at the time. Jay-Z rapped The Notorious B.I.G.' S verses on 'Brooklyn's Finest', and Jaz-O's verse was left out of 'Bring It On'. Jay-Z added a verse to '22 Two's' in which he says variations of the words 'for/four' 44 times over the beat of '. Other alterations include Jay-Z changing a lyrical mention of to and Jay-Z's band 'sprucing up tracks like 'Regrets' to add more energy'.
Celebrities such as, and attended the concert. 3,000 tickets were put on sale; all were sold within two minutes according to Roc-A-Fella Records' website. Track listing No.
Title Writer(s) Producer Length 1. ' (featuring ). Carter. Malik Johnson.
K-Rob 3:57 Notes. signifies a co-producer. 'Can't Knock the Hustle' features uncredited vocals by Pain in Da Ass.
'Brooklyn's Finest' features uncredited vocals by Pain in Da Ass and DJ Clark Kent. '22 Two's' features uncredited vocals by Mary Davis. 'Ain't No Nigga' features uncredited vocals by Khadijah Bass and Big Jaz. Sample credits. 'Can't Knock the Hustle' contains of 'Much Too Much' by, 'I Know You Got Soul' by and of 'Fool's Paradise' by, and dialogue from the film.
'Politics as Usual' contains a sample of 'Hurry Up This Way Again'. 'Brooklyn's Finest' contains samples of 'Ecstasy' by, ' by and interpolates dialogue from the film. 'Dead Presidents II' contains samples of 'A Garden of Peace' by, ' by., and 'Oh My God (Remix)'. 'Feelin' It' contains a sample of 'Pastures'.
'D'Evils' contains samples of 'Go Back Home' by Allen Toussaint, ' (Remix)' by and '. '22 Two's' contains an interpolation of '. 'Can I Live' contains a sample of '. 'Ain't No Nigga' contains a sample of 'Seven Minutes of Funk' by The Whole Darn Family and an interpolation of 'Ain't No Woman (Like the One I Got)'.
'Friend or Foe' contains a sample of 'Hey What's That You Say' by Brother to Brother. 'Coming of Age' contains a sample of 'Inside You'.
'Cashmere Thoughts' contains a sample of 'Save Their Souls'. 'Bring It On' contains a sample of '1, 2 Pass It' by D&D All-Stars. 'Regrets' contains a sample of 'It's So Easy Loving You'. 'Can I Live II' contains a sample of 'Mother's Day' by 24 Carat Black. Personnel. Archived from on January 2, 2016.
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. ' Released: September 20, 2007. ' Released: October 10, 2007. ' Released: November 4, 2007 American Gangster is the tenth by American rapper. It was conceived as a —inspired by —and released on November 6 of that year. The album features production from & The Hitmen, and, among others.
Guest appearances include,. American Gangster was released to commercial success, despite being pulled from the at Jay-Z's request, at the time of its initial release.
It debuted at number one on the chart, selling 425,861 copies in its first week, while tying for the second most American number-one albums. American Gangster received widespread critical acclaim and was viewed by critics as a return to form for Jay-Z after the 2006 album. Contents. Recording and production American Gangster was recorded in sessions at Audiovision Studio and South Beach Studios in Miami; SoundTrap Studios in Atlanta; Hot Beats Recording Studios in Atlanta; and Baseline Studios, Daddy's House, KMA Studios, and Rock The Mic in New York. Jay-Z would have the film – – playing on the monitors above the as a source of motivation during the recording sessions. In an interview with, producer LV from said 'Jay would have the beats.He'd do the record, and he'd send it back to us.
We'd fill in the blanks as far as making them full records. From having live horns, live strings, live drummers. This percussion dude, he was coming in with bottles, banging on bottles, just sprinkles of shit. We went all out.
We brought in musicians to bring it out. Jay probably just heard a sample and some drums. Once we got the vocals back, we brought in all the extra candy'. Provide production twice on the album, with the first single ' which is the fourteenth track, and the eighth track 'I Know'.
And two of his producers known as LV & Sean C, who are from his production team, are responsible for six tracks on the album. They are credited with the second single ', 'American Dreamin' (where his other production partner assists), 'No Hook', 'Party Life', 'Pray', and finally 'Sweet'. Delivers one track for the album, while is credited for a bonus track and the re-make of 'Ignorant Shit'.
Mentor gives two tracks also, one which he co-produces with and vice versa. Finally, three lesser known producers lend hand to the 'Intro', which is credited to Chris Flames and co-production from, while produces the -sampling assisted track, 'Hello Brooklyn 2.0'. Jay-Z originally stated he recorded nine tracks for the album, but the final track listing accumulated fifteen overall cuts (including 2 bonus tracks).
Executive Tracey Waples noted each track from the album would have its own 'mini-film'. The album cover and music videos were costume designed by June Ambrose.
Music and lyrics According to journalist Angus Batey, American Gangster used 'a selection of beats built from '70s soul and funk' to reflects 'the period setting; lyrically, its primary theme is an investigation of the evolution of the gangsta archetype, looking at how the drug dealer became a semi-sympathetic outlaw figure, examining the contradictions inherent in those who chase the American Dream on the far side of legality, and ruminating on what this period of US history might yet come to mean'. Jay-Z stated that almost every song is based on a specific scene from the film. In an interview on the, he elucidated the inspiration behind the album: 'It's a New York City true story, you know. So as soon as the movie came on, it was like familiar, things that my pop seen and my uncles seen and, you know, different things like that, things I've seen growing up. So they resonated with me in a way, the story, as well as, I mean, even though everything happens, you know, the way it turns out, you know, it's one of those movies that where you champion the bad guy, because the bad guy, you know, he don't seem like a bad guy, and the good guy — I mean the good guys are bad. You know, that complex — the complexity of human beings in this thing was amazing to me. I loved the complexity of the human beings.'
Although Jay-Z says American Gangster was inspired by the movie, songs such as 'Say Hello' touch on the topics of censorship and the controversy. Jay-Z also drew on personal memories he had not touched on in a while, specifically memories from his early life when he lived in, 's. Release and promotion American Gangster was made available for in its entirety, at, 's website, and on November 6, 2007. Jay-Z had the album removed from the, explaining that 'as movies are not sold scene by scene, this collection will not be sold as individual singles.' It was eventually released to iTunes in 2011. In the first week of release, American Gangster debuted at number one on the and sold 425,861 copies in the United States. It was Jay-Z's tenth number-one album, tying him with at second for total number-one albums; the record is held.
On December 6, 2007, the album was certified by the. Jay-Z promoted the album with the American Gangster Live concert tour, performing material only from the album in five smaller sized venues across the US, starting on November 6 in Los Angeles and ending on November 12 in Philadelphia. According to a statement from Roc-A-Fella.com, the five-city club tour sold out in less than 60 seconds. Critical reception Professional ratings Aggregate scores Source Rating 83/100 Review scores Source Rating A− B+ 5/10 8.6/10 American Gangster was met with widespread critical acclaim. At, which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an score of 83, based on 25 reviews. Reviewing the album for, deemed it a vast improvement over Jay-Z's previous record, adding that the rapper 'sounds relaxed, no longer worried about impressing anyone.' In, said it was more than 'a throwback album' and that Jay-Z adjusts his to each production while 'emerging cockier than ever on the next track'.
Critic Amy Linden praised its live instrumentation, finding it lush, sexy, and 'tailor-made for the '70s theme. Without being shamelessly retro'. According to 's Steve Yates, 'it's Jay-Z's and American Gangster 's triumph that reflecting on his appetite seems to have reawakened it'.
From called the record a 'surprisingly strong return to form', while journalist Chris Wasser found its songs smooth and clever, 'intelligent numbers that, instead of bombarding us with stale rhyming schemes and plastic beats, groove ever so effectively.' Was impressed by the complexity of Jay-Z's metaphors about drug trafficking, making music, and relationships; he wrote in the that the rapper offers the kind of multidimensional lyrics that characterize classic hip hop. Some reviewers expressed reservations. Wrote in that Jay-Z's reluctance to indulge in the lyricism of his past resulted in wavering, equivocal songs such as 'No Hook' and 'Say Hello'. 'Once, words just seemed to flow out of him, as if he couldn't help himself', Sanneh said. 'Now it's clearer than ever that he's choosing them carefully.' Louis Pattison of was more critical and called it a regression from the 'slightly bloated' Kingdom Come, lamenting the shortage of 'don't-give-a-fuck attitude' highlighted on 'Success' in favor of less effective raps exploiting Jay-Z's entrepreneurial personage.
In, cited 'Say Hello' and 'Blue Magic' as highlights while humorously using sampled film dialogue from the latter track to frame his lukewarm opinion of the album: 'Jay-Z, that's a, like, that's a brand name – he stands behind it, he guarantees it, even if you don't know him any more than you know the chairman of '. American Gangster was ranked in the top ten of several music publications' end-of-year lists, including (number one), (number eight), and Rolling Stone magazine (number three). Rolling Stone also named the album's second single, 'Roc Boys (And the Winner Is.)', the best single of 2007.
In The Village Voice 's annual critics poll, American Gangster finished 18th in the best albums voting. In an interview with Jeff Johnson of cable network, 44th United States President said he was a fan of the album. Track listing No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length 1. 'Intro' (performed by ). Carter. Smith.
Just Blaze 3:40 Notes. signifies a co-producer Personnel # Title Notes 1 'Intro' Arrangers: Hector Delgado &: Marty Reid Additional: Timon Abuptah Additional vocals: Angel Wood Dialogue from the motion picture, dialogue excerpts spoken by 2 'Pray' Songwriters: S. Coppin, and A. Hawkshaw Sample: 'New Earth' by Hank Marvin Strings & drums: Mario Winans &: Aaron J. Johnson &: James Lewis Vocals: Adonis Shropshire, Carmen Cameron, Leisa Johnson, Shannon Jones, Jayms Madison & A.J.
Walker Additional vocals: (uncredited) 3 'American Dreamin' Songwriters: S. Ware Sample: 'Soon I'll Be Loving You Again' by Bass, & strings: Arden 'Keys' Altino Live drums & strings: Mario Winans Background vocals: Keon Bryce 4 'Hello Brooklyn 2.0' Songwriters: S. Baker Sample: ' (Section 5, ') by the All instruments: Bigg D 5 'No Hook' Songwriters: S. White Sample: 'Love Serenade' by: Bashiri Johnson Bass & guitar: Ed 'Wolverine' Goldson Strings & drums: Mario Winans, strings, & piano: Arden 'Keyz' Altino Vocals: Jayms Madison 6 'Roc Boys (And the Winner Is).' Songwriters: S.
Mann Sample: 'Make the Road by Walking' by Arrangement &: Kenneth 'Scooter' Whalum: Keyon Harrold & Cameron Johnson Trombone: Saunders Sermon Bass & guitar: Ed 'Wolverine' Goldson Percussion: Bashiri Johnson Drums: Mario Winans Addition vocals:, & 7 'Sweet' Songwriters: S. Love Sample: 'Does Your Mama Know' by Rudy Love & The Love Family Bass & guitar: Ed 'Wolverine' Goldson Percussion: Bashiri Johnson Additional vocals: Cassie, Carmen Cameron & A.J. Walker 8 'I Know' Songwriters: S.
Williams Additional vocals: 9 'Party Life' Songwriters: S. Stone Sample: 'Get into the Party Life' by Bass & guitar: Ed 'Wolverine' Goldson Percussion: Bashiri Johnson Drums: Mario Winans Trumpet: Keyon Harrold Additional vocals: Shannon Jones 10 'Ignorant Shit' Songwriters: S.
Jasper Sample: ' by 11 'Say Hello' Songwriters: S. Brocker Sample: 'The Love We Share Is the Greatest of Them All' by Tom Brock Production coordination: Keke & Amy Background vocals: 12 'Success' Songwriters: S. Ellis Sample: 'Funky Thing (Part 1)' by Larry Ellis & The Black Hammer Background vocals: Juan 'OG' Perez Interpolation: I'm Back By from Dialogue from the motion picture American Gangster, dialogue excerpts spoken by 13 'Fallin' Songwriters: S.
Hester Sample: 'Fell for You' by Background vocals: 14 'Blue Magic' Songwriters: S. Robinson and B. Kaun Sample: ' by Sample: 'Main Title/Neighbor Burial' by Additional vocals: Pharrell Williams Dialogue from the motion picture American Gangster, dialogue excerpts spoken by Denzel Washington Dialogue from the motion picture Directed by James Whale 15 'American Gangster' Songwriters: S. Retrieved September 21, 2018. Elliott Wilson (October 19, 2007).
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