Tagged: The Blueprint

Izzo (H.O.V.A.)

“Izzo (H.O.V.A.)” by Jay-Z

For starters, the title/subtitle of “Izzo (H.O.V.A.)” is actually an alternate spelling of Jehovah, i.e. the name of God as derived from the Old Testament. It has been reported that the reason Jay-Z adopted “Hova” or...

"Renegade" by JAY-Z (ft. Eminem)

“Renegade” by JAY-Z (ft. Eminem)

Renegade ranks amongst the best rap duets ever made. It was dropped at a time when both Jay-Z and Eminem were more or less at their peaks. This was especially true for the latter artist. For instance, at least one...

"Takeover" by Jay-Z

“Takeover” by Jay-Z

Jay-Z in “Takeover”, claims to be taking over the rap industry, together with his Rocafella family. The chorus sees him mention all the artists on his label and how they are running the whole rap industry....