Vol Hard Knock Life is the third studio album by American rapper Jay-Z. It was released on September 29, 1998, by Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings. It went on to become his most commercially successful album, selling over 5 million copies in the United States. In the liner notes of the album, Jay-Z gives his thoughts on various tracks. The lyrics to the fast-paced "Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)" are also included.
Released September 29, 1998. Vol. ard Knock Life Tracklist. 1. Intro - Hand It Down (Ft. Memphis Bleek & Pain In Da Ass) Lyrics. 2. Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) Lyrics. The bonus track Money Ain’t A Thang was a massive hit for Jermaine Dupri, appearing on his record Life in 1472. In 2013 Jay ranked Vol. 2 his 4th best album, beating out American Gangster. In 2012 he said: It was just so pure. I wanted Dame Grease, ‘cause he was workin’ on the DMX album It’s Dark And Hell Is Hot. I was like, ‘Where’s the guy that’s making all of those songs?’ He came in, he played those songs. We went from my office to the studio, we made four record. rom there, the body of the album was in place. ard Knock Life Q&A.
By: Jay-Z (1998, Hip Hop). More albums from Jay-Z: The Brown Album by Jay-Z. S. Carter Collection Mixtape by Jay-Z. Unfinished Business by Jay-Z. The Best Of Both Worlds by Jay-Z. The Blueprint 3 by Jay-Z. Kingdom Come by Jay-Z.
The 2 big surprises were Track 4 - Ride Or Die & Track 5 - N a What, N a Who.
Vol Hard Knock Life is the third album by American rapper Jay-Z, released in 1998 on Roc-A-Fella Records. Several tracks in this feature a rougher sound than the glossier Bad Boy production on In My Lifetime, Vol. 1, most notably the three songs produced by Ruff Ryders beatmaker Swizz Beatz. Stevie J. is the only Bad Boy-associated artist to produce the album, though Jay-Z enlisted Timbaland, Jermaine Dupri and Irv Gotti for a more pop-oriented sound on three of the album's singles.
Jay-Z – Vol Hard Knock Life. Жанр: Hip-Hop, East Coast Rap. Размер альбома: 117 МБ. Количество треков: 14. Выпущен: 29 Сентября 1998. 1998 Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC. Hard Knock Life (The Ghetto Anthem). If I Should Die (feat Da Ranjahz).
The album is an accurate snapshot of Jay-Z in 1998, but its "mind on my money/money on my mind" attitude that will split Jay-Z fans forever. 2: Hard Knock Life JAY-Z. In 1998, the hip-hop world rumbled when this album dropped," "Money Cash Hoes," and "Money Ain't a Thang. Then there's the verbal dexterity and brash cleverness of "Nigga Who, Nigga What" and the title track (which samples from the musical Annie musical). The album is an accurate snapshot of Jay-Z in 1998, but its "mind on my money/money on my mind" attitude that will split Jay-Z fans forever.
a b Christgau, Robert 2000 Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the '90s Macmillan pp xvi, 149 ISBN 0312245602. Larkin, Colin 2011 "Jay-Z" The Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5th ed Omnibus Press ISBN 0857125958. "Vol 2Hard Knock Life – IGN" Musicigncom 2003-11-11 Retrieved 2013-07-16. Baker, Soren 1998-10-10 "Jay Z Offers Intense Tales of 'Life' and the Street – Los Angeles Times" Articleslatimescom Retrieved 2013-07-16 . Samplin' Annie at Vibe.
Album: Vol. 2: Hard Knock Life (1998). Charted: 2 15. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. songfacts ®. Artistfacts ®. Lyrics. This is based on "It's The Hard Knock Life" from the Broadway play Annie as sung by Danielle Brisebois. In the play, Annie is an orphan who makes the most of her difficult circumstances. Before releasing this album, Jay-Z was preparing to retire from performing, but was caught off guard by a burst of creativity - namely this song - and reconsidered. Jay-Z first heard this on tour when a DJ played it between sets. We were just coming off stage," he remembered. it was a real special song.
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|A1||Intro - Hand It Down
Featuring – Memphis Bleek
|A2||Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)|
|A3||If I Should Die
Featuring – Da Ranjahz
|A4||Ride Or Die|
|B1||Nigga What, Nigga Who (Originator 99)
Featuring – Big Jaz
|B2||Money, Cash, Hoes
Featuring – DMX
|B3||A Week Ago
Featuring – Too Short
|C1||Coming Of Age (Da Sequel)
Featuring – Memphis Bleek
|C2||Can I Get A...
Featuring – Amil, Ja Rule
Featuring – Foxy Brown
Featuring – Beanie Sigel, Sauce Money, The Lox
|D2||It's Like That
Featuring – Kid Capri
Featuring – Memphis Bleek
|D4||Money Ain't A Thang
Featuring – Jermaine Dupri
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