The best from the bloody, bombastic, brilliant career of the hip-hop troublemaker
With a rhyme career going since the late Eighties, Jay-Z's songs have been reflective, pop, confessional, hard-edged and indelible. Here are his best
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Jay Z, Eminem, Nicki Minaj and more LPs that may drop before 2018
"We're the pop stars. Trap rap is pop now. People's ears have adjusted to what we have to say and how we say it."
"I have trophy cases full of Grammys, American Music Awards. It's not about that no more."
"When I grew up, drug dealers and people who was doing illegal stuff to get money, I never saw it as like a glorified thing."
Notes on the producers, songwriters, guests and key themes on the latest from the virtuosic, celebrated MC
'Coloring Book' rapper is a Best New Artist Grammy nominee has already made history
Kanye West, Chance the Rapper, Danny Brown and more in the year in rhymes
Goodie Mob, Killer Mike, Cool Breeze, more band together for joyous performance
Our take on the Atlanta rapper's ninth studio album
Not even the hip-hop icon's legacy could keep Georgia youth camp open
Ambitious LPs, masterful mixtapes and more
Hip-hop pioneers celebrated in Atlanta