I may argue and say that Reasonable doubt was Jay Z's best album all though Blueprint was the beginning of this mature business man Jigga.
Jay Z's sixth studio album,The Blueprint,has reportedly been selected for the Library Of Congress. According to the AP the album is one of 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry.
Other inductees include “La Bamba,” ″Gunsmoke,” “Hair,” Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline,” Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September,” Sam & Dave’s “Soul Man,” Curtis Mayfield’s “Superfly” and Cyndi Lauper’s “She’s So Unusual.”
So what does this mean ?
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said, “The National Recording Registry honors the music that enriches our souls, the voices that tell our stories and the sounds that mirror our lives. The influence of recorded sound over its nearly 160-year history has been profound and technology has increased its reach and significance exponentially. The Library of Congress and its many collaborators are working to preserve these sounds and moments in time, which reflect our past, present, and future.”
Jay-Z dropped “The Blueprint” back in 2001 and it reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The album featured some of his classic hits, including, “Izzo (H.O.V.A.),” “Girls, Girls, Girls,” and “Song Cry.