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Hip Hop at 50: Holla If Ya Hear Me: JAY-Z


The Mike Jordan of recording.

"JAY-Z has maintained authenticity with hip-hop purists while still achieving incomparable commercial and business success. Many have tried, but no one has come close to knocking him off his throne." More on 

JAY-Z promo photoJAY-Z tour itineraryJAY-Z In My Lifetime vol. 1

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All of our books pertaining to JAY-Z can be found here.


All of our audio by JAY-Z can be found here. 

Spotify Playlist


All of our videos pertaining to JAY-Z can be found here .



Archival Resources

Listed below are notable collections and items from the Rock Hall's Archives. You can find more by searching our catalog here

Rock's Backpages Articles

Free articles are available on Rock's Back Pages through the Free on RBP link. The articles below may require you to be on-site at the Library & Archives in order to read them.

Influence & Legacy

JAY-Z was influenced by...

JAY-Z inspired artists like...

  • Kanye West
  • J Balvin
  • Kendrick Lamar
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