Jay Z Ranks His Solo Albums [Details]
Rucuss staffDecember 4, 2013
Jay-Z has finally ranked his 12 solo albums.
HOV, who is celebrating his 44th birthday today, posted the list that he calls The Scoreboard on his Life+Times website. He also gives a few words about each album. Jay ranks his 1996 album Reasonable Doubt at the top of the list. His 2001′s Blueprint is runner-up.
Blueprint 2 is three spots below BP3. He believes his New York anthem Empire State of Mind rivaled Frank Sinatra’s New York, New York.
Jay Z reveals his favorite album was Kingdom Come. It was his first album since returning from retirement. “First game back, don’t shoot me,” Jay Z said. Check out the list below.
1. Reasonable Doubt (Classic)
2. The Blueprint (Classic)
3. The Black Album (Classic)
4. Vol. 2 (Classic)
5. American Gangster (4 1/2, cohesive)
6. Magna Carta (Fuckwit, Tom Ford, Oceans, Beach, On the Run, Grail)
7. Vol. 1 (Sunshine kills this album…fuck… Streets, Where I’m from, You Must Love Me…)
8. BP3 (Sorry critics, it’s good. Empire (Gave Frank a run for his money))
9. Dynasty (Intro alone…)
10. Vol. 3 (Pimp C verse alone… oh, So Ghetto)
11. BP2 (Too many songs. Fucking Guru and Hip Hop, ha)
12. Kingdom Come (First game back, don’t shoot me)
Photos via LifeandTimes.com and
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