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  1. Beyonce surprises fans by opening up BET Awards showRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Her "Formation" dancers started the performance as Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech played in the background. While dancing in a pool of water, Blue Ivy's mama, who wore a black fringe bodysuit, then appeared and belted out the lyrics before Kendrick Lamar joined in to rap his verse.

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  2. 'HitnRUN Phase Two': An Oral History Of Prince's Last Studio AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Vibe

    For Eryn Allen Kane it was like hearing the voice of God on the phone. It was the spring of 2015, and the Detroit-born newcomer's presence had been requested by music royalty: Prince Rogers Nelson.

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  3. Famous - Single - Kanye WestRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    ... of three short years, Kanye West went from hip-hop beatmaker to worldwide hitmaker, as his stellar production work for Jay-Z led to a major-label recording contract and, ultimately, a wildly successful solo career. West paired his beats with ...

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  4. Jay Z Tweets Sincere Message In Celebration Of 'Reasonable Doubt' AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Vibe

    It's difficult to think that 20 years ago, Jay'z highly acclaimed debut album, Reasonable Doubt was released and forever changed the hip hop. And while many generations continue to honor the legacy and significance of the album, Jay Z shared a heartfelt message on how the record impacted him, and ultimately changed his life.

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  5. Read Jay Z's Heartfelt Tweet on the 20th Anniversary of 'Reasonable Doubt'Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    It's hard to believe that twenty years ago, Jay Z was one in a hundred aspiring rappers hoping that his debut album would get some notice. It's famously reported that, when he first pursued a career in music, his goal was to get just one album that would reach gold status.

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  6. Jay-Z's celebrating Reasonable Doubt's 20th birthday with new doco, 'RD20'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Jay-Z's debut album Reasonable Doubt turns 20 this weekend, and to celebrate, the hip hop legend has produced a new documentary looking at the making of the album. RD20 is a 35-minute long documentary, featuring interviews with Jay's Roc-A-Fella associates, including Kareem "Biggs" Burke, Briant "B-High" Biggs, Tone Hooker, DJ Premiere, and more.

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  7. Kareem "Biggs" Burke Recalls Releasing Jay Z's "Reasonable Doubt" IndependentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HipHopDx

    To honor the 20th anniversary of Jay Z's Reasonable Doubt , Genius spoke with none other than Kareem "Biggs" Burke about his memories uniting with Hov and Dame Dash for the iconic LP. Biggs was out of the music industry for a few years when, in 2012, he was given a five-year prison sentence for drug trafficking.

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  8. Watch Jay Z's New 'Reasonable Doubt' Documentary, 'RD20'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Vibe

    To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Reasonable Doubt , Jay Z released a new Tidal documentary on his luminary debut album.

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  9. Jay-Z Releases 'Reasonable Doubt' Documentary 'RD20' on TidalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Billboard

    June 25 marks the 20th anniversary of 'Reasonable Doubt,' Jay-Z's debut album, and a new documentary commemorating the release is now streaming on Tidal. June 25 marks the 20th anniversary of Reasonable Doubt , Jay-Z 's debut album, and a new documentary commemorating the release is now streaming on Tidal.

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  10. Why Reasonable Doubt's Contributions Will Always Be RelevantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllHipHop.com

    Well, as we approach the 20 year anniversary of Jay Z's debut studio album, Reasonable Doubt that's the question we want you to reminisce over. However, rather than talk about the greatness of Jay Z, Shawn Carter, BeyoncA 's husband, or whatever name you'd like to call him, let's see what Reasonable Doubt gave us and where some of the "players" from this album are now! Reasonable Doubt introduced the world to what the Notorious BIG called "Mafia Soul" and it gave the listener a brief look inside the mind of a drug dealer by showcasing the consequences and the spoils of the drug game .

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  11. Jay Z releases 'Reasonable Doubt' documentary on its 20th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Twenty years ago a new record label owner and rapper made his formal introduction to the world with his debut album, Reasonable Doubt . And now fans can look back on Jay Z 's bow through a new documentary on Tidal, a preview of which can be seen below.

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  12. Brian Stanley Tells AllHipHop.com About His New Reasonable Doubt Hip Hop Doc [Exclusive Video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllHipHop.com

    Producer/Engineer extraordinaire Brian Stanley may have a few Grammy's and a lots of plaques on the wall, but his latest achievement is for something that will go down in history in a whole new realm of entertainment and it's not a moment too soon. Mr. Stanley sat down with AllHipHop.com exclusively to discuss his new Jay Z Hip Hop documentary in which he follows the creation of the Reasonable Doubt album.

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  13. Big L's Alleged Killer Murdered In HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | HipHopDx

    On Feb. 15, 1999, Lamont "Big L" Coleman was gunned down not too far from his Harlem residence just as he began to actually see his rap career bubble . The witty lyricist - who had once introduced a young Jay Z to several Hip Hop circles - was said to be on the verge of closing a deal with a then untouchable Roc-A-Fella Records and finally obtain the props he deserved.

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  14. TIDAL Takes an Exclusive Look Back at Jay Z's 'Reasonable Doubt' in Exclusive DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hypebeast.com

    A critical and commercial success from the get-go, Jay Z's 1996 debut Reasonable Doubt has long been considered not only his best release, but one of the greatest rap albums of all-time. Celebrating its release twenty years ago to the day, Hov's TIDAL is taking a look back at the monumental LP with a commemorative documentary.

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  15. Kanye West's 'Famous' premiere is only skin-deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    Kanye West, seen in 2015 at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, premiered his video for "Famous" at the Forum. Kanye West, seen in 2015 at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, premiered his video for "Famous" at the Forum.

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  16. Watch Jay Z's New Documentary About the Making of 'Reasonable Doubt'Read the original story

    Saturday | Spin

    Jay Z's seminal debut Reasonable Doubt turns 20 this weekend. SPIN is celebrating with a collection of features we're calling Jay Z Week , starting with a look back at the making of Reasonable Doubt with the album's producers.

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  17. Why Jay Z's Reasonable Doubt Was Unappreciated Until The Second One Came OutRead the original story

    Saturday | AllHipHop.com

    " I GAVE YOU PROPHECY ON MY FIRST JOINT AND Y'ALL ALL LAMED OUT, DIDN'T REALLY APPRECIATE IT TILL THE SECOND ONE CAME OUT" - Jay-z Remember that one tomboy from school no one knew was fine until her parents finally got some money and got her dressed up for the school dance, then all of a sudden it's ass galore? There's many variables that need to be considered when determining why an album as great as Reasonable Doubt didn't sell millions and become a game changer out of the gate. A lot of the videos, promotion and travel expenses were paid for out of Jay's pockets.

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  18. 20 Degrees Of Separation From Reasonable Doubt [Video List]Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllHipHop.com

    Irv Gotti was very vital in getting DMX signed to Def Jam and has production credits on his debut album "It's Dark and Hell is Hot". B.I.G. was featured on "Brooklyn's Finest" as well as a member of the Hip Hop collective "The Commission" which Jay Z was also a part of.

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  19. Fat Joe's "All The Way Up" Chart Success Makes Him Feel HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllHipHop.com

    ... to me - there's no better feeling in the world." Recently, the smash hit received two more remixes to accompany the Jay-Z featuring remix, courtesy of a David Guetta version and a version featuring Daddy Yankee and Nicky Jam. Fat Joe, CEO of Terror ...

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  20. Wale, Vic Mensa & More Share Their Memories of Jay Z's 1996 Debut 'Reasonable Doubt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Billboard

    Jay Z's seminal debut Reasonable Doubt turns 20 years old on Saturday . Billboard tapped several present-day rappers to recall their earliest memories of the classic album below.

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