Tag: The Blueprint 3

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Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind”

The email came on a Thursday morning, as I sat at my desk, waking up. My friend, Nancy, was running the Santa Monica half marathon in three...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Jay-Z, “The Blueprint 3”

“I’m talkin’ ’bout music, I ain’t talkin’ ’bout rap,” spits Jay-Z in the opening moments of...