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S*** with a few solid parts
on 9 December 2013
I get that most rappers adopt an egotistical persona but this record is basically a love letter to himself.
'December 4' is laughably bad he got his mum to narrate the track! - who cares if he ride a bike at 4is this a mark of greatness?
All the tracks deal with the same subject matter - mostly about selling drugs when he was young, yes compared to most other rappers Jay-Z's backstory is soft.
The other half of Jay-Z is just boasting and telling us the uninformed listener of his importance and genius.
Some of the stronger moments here include 99 problems (obviously), Allure and My 1st song
The black album is a project of vanity a truly vacuous record that annoys with the first track.
It's apparent in 2013 that Jay-Z is only about the fame and money he has never had anything important to say ever and he does not care about his fellow African Americans - Jay-Z is in fact white and a remarkably average rapper