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American Gangster is the tenth studio album by American rapper Jay-Z. It was released on November 6, 2007 in the United States via the record labels Island Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella. American Gangster is Jay-Z's first concept album, which was inspired by the film of the same name. The album features production from Diddy & The Hitmen, Just Blaze, and The Neptunes, among others. Guest appearances include Beanie Sigel, Lil Wayne, and Nas. Jay-Z released a cappella version… read more

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  • Avatar for eric_montana
    Diddy gave Jay his secret stash of Biggie beats for this
  • Avatar for ImbissBrunto
    @ DickBigems : agreed, this may be Jay's best album production-wise! The soul samples complement the lyrics so well.
  • Avatar for DickBigems
    lol I didn't say it was better than Reasonable Doubt.
  • Avatar for DickBigems
    What a great album this is, Jay-Z and Diddy did a real great job of picking the samples and beats used on here. It very much feels like a hustler in the 1970's and Jay-Z delivered the concept wonderfully in his lyrics almost to the point where it sounds like he's rehashing to the days of Reasonable Doubt. It parallels to film well too.
  • Avatar for SimonePerrota
    Definitely one of his best - been saying this for ages...
  • Avatar for alex0409
    One of my faves...
  • Avatar for TuNa_DriNk
    @supatanman420 why underrated?
  • Avatar for PeReC95
    Terrible album
  • Avatar for supatanman420
    this album is so underrated
  • Avatar for Aaroneepap
    idk, I always liked this album a lot. Even when it came out I was telling people this album is actually good but no one believed me. Like, the whole way through it's good.

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