Jay-Z’s Blueprint 3 Gets a Cover, Potential Tracklisting


The ostensible cover to Blueprint 3. As Sean Fennessey pointed out, Jay seems to be taking several pages from the 808s & Heartbreak handbook. And, speaking of Kanye, he produced basically all of the record, it seems:

    • 1. What We Talking About (Produced by Kanye West)


    • 2. D.O.A. (Produced by No I.D.)


    • 3. Weigh Me Down Feat. Kid Cudi (Produced by Kanye West)


    • 4. Unforgiven (Produced by Kanye West, Additional Production: MGMT)


    • 5. Run This Town Feat. Rihanna & Kanye West (Produced by Kanye West)


    • 6. Empire State Of Mind Feat. Nas (Produced by Kanye West & No I.D.)


    • 7. When It Comes To This (Produced by Timbaland)


    • 8. Always Feat. Drake (Produced by Kanye West)


    • 9. Scenes From The Past (Produced by No I.D., Co-produced by Kanye West)


    • 10. Everyday A Star Is Born Feat. Mr. Hudson (Produced by Kanye West)


    • 11. Already Home (Produced by Kanye West)


    • 12. Forever Young Feat. Mr. Hudson (Produced by Kanye West)
               13. Thank You (Produced by No I.D.)

Bonus Tracks:
14. Sound Of The 70s (Produced by Kanye West)
15. We Made History (Produced by Kanye West)

Conspicuously missing from the original Blueprint roll call: Just Blaze. Conspicuously missing from the slew of ostensible leaks off this record: “Jockin’ Jay-Z,” “Swagga Like Us,” “Brooklyn We Go Hard,” and “History.” None of which we will miss. Conspicuously looming classic/massive disappointment: “Empire State Of Mind,” featuring Nas. We shall see.

The Blueprint 3 [Jay-Z]
Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3 Artwork & Tracklist [2DopeBoyz]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 3, 2009

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