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Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life is the third studio album by American rapper Jay-Z, released on September 29, 1998, on Roc-A-Fella Records in the United States. The album propelled Jay-Z into superstar status and cemented him as a household name in the post Biggie/Tupac Shakur era of hip hop. This album also won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album in 1999. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, and also went to #1 on the Top… read more



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  • This album sucks.
  • His most overrated to date - still great though
  • I was underage when I bought this album but I still remembering memorizing all the lyrics to Jigga what Jigga who and reciting it to all my grade school buddies hahahahahahahah
  • this brings me back. i love this album

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