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Is 'The Blueprint' or 'Reasonable Doubt' Jay-Z's magnum opus?

Jay-Z is now 49 years old and at his musical peakone of the few rap legends to rise to such heights. "The Blueprint" just celebrated its 17th anniversary on 9/11, considered by many to be Jay-Z's magnum opus. It was an album that reshaped the hip-hop landscape and the music industry. But other fans argue Jay's debut album, "Reasonable Doubt," will always be his absolute best piece of work. You can't top a breakthrough album. What do you think? 🎤

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"The Blueprint" topped the Billboard 200, earning that rare combination of both universal acclaim and commercial success. Jay-Z was also facing criminal charges and involved in several rap feuds at the time. Yet, the rapper persevered, and many music critics and fans praise this album for its lyrics and production values.

Listen to "The Blueprint" via Tidal. 

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While "Reasonable Doubt" isn't Jay's most commercially successful album, it was his breakthrough LP and many hip-hop heads revere the classic as the rap icon's best work. Sometimes, the original can't be topped—and that's saying a lot. Music critics praise the album for detailing Jay's life as a hustler, and his ascent as a notable lyricist.

Listen to "Reasonable Doubt" via Tidal.

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Is 'The Blueprint' or 'Reasonable Doubt' Jay-Z's magnum opus?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamBlueprint
#TeamReasonableDoubt