Jay-Z ‎– The Blueprint

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Roc-A-Fella Records ‎– UICY-6340
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1 The Ruler's Back
Bass – Eric "E Bass" Johnson*Strings – KeyamoWritten-By – B. Sigler*, P. Hurtt*
3:50
2 Takeover
Mixed By – Gimel "Young Guru" KeatonWritten-By – A. Lomax*, C. Chandler*, E. Burdon*, J. Morrison*, J. Densmore*, L. Parker*, R. Manzarek*, R. Krieger*, R. Lemay*
5:13
3 Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
Vocals [Additional] – Josey Scott Of Saliva*Written-By – B. Gordy*, D. Richards*, A. Mizell*, F. Perren*
4:01
4 Girls, Girls, Girls
Vocals [Additional] – Biz Markie, Q-Tip, Slick RickWritten-By – R. Relf*, T. Brock*
4:35
5 Jigga That N***a
Producer – Poke & Tone*Vocals [Additional] – Michelle Mills, Stephanie MillerWritten-By – J. C. Olivier*, S. Barnes*
3:24
6 U Don't Know
Written-By – B. Byrd*
3:19
7 Hola' Hovito
Producer – TimbalandRecorded By, Mixed By – Jimmy Douglas*Written-By – T. Mosley*
4:33
8 Heart Of The City (Ain't No Love)
Written-By – D. Walsh*, M. Price*
3:43
9 Never Change
Written-By – B. Miller*
3:59
10 Song Cry
Written-By – D. Gibbs*, R. Johnson*
5:04
11 All I Need 4:29
12 Renegade
Featuring [Feat.], Producer – EminemMixed By – Richard Huredia*Written-By – M. Mathers*
5:38
13a Blueprint (Momma Loves Me)
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Luren Leek, Schevise HarrellOrgan – Bo (5)Organ [Live] – Victor FlowersWritten-By – A. Green*
12:08
Secret Track
13b Lyrical Exercise
13c Trying Girls Out

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Track 1:
Produced for One Shot Deal Muzak/J II J Enterprises/Loreal, Inc.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.
Mixed at Sound On Sound Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.

Contains samples from the Jackie Moore recording "If" (P. Hurtt, B. Sigler) Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI).

Track 2:
Produced for Roc The World/Kanman Productions.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc. and Beast From The Middle East.
Mixed at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.

Contains a sample of "Sound Of Da Police" (L. Parker, E. Burdon, A. Lomax, B. Chandler, R. Lemay) Zomba Enterprises Inc. o/b/o itself & BDP Music (ASCAP)/Unichappell Music Inc. o/b/o itself/Slamina Music, Inc./Carbert Music, Inc./Ludlow Music Inc. (BMI)/Universal PolyGram International Publishing Inc. o/b/o London Music UK and Soulcap Music (ASCAP). Performed by KRS-One.
Features samples from The Doors recording "Five To One".

Track 3:
Produced for Roc The World/Kanman Productions.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc. and Beast From The Middle East.
Mixed at Right Track Studios, NYC for No Question Entertainment/Loreal, Inc.

Contains elements from "I Want You Back" (B. Gordy, A. Mizell, F. Perren, D. Richards) Jobete Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP). Performed by The Jackson 5.

Track 4:
Produced for F.O.B. Entertainment/N.Q.C. Entertainment/Roc The World.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc. and Beast From The Middle East.
Mixed at Baseline Studios, NYC.

Contains samples from "I Love You More And More Every Time" (T. Brock, R. Relf) Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI)/Sa-Vette Music (BMI)/Super Songs Unlimited (BMI). Performed by Tom Block.

Track 5:
Produced for Track Masters Entertainment Inc.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.
Mixed at Baseline Studios, NYC.

Track 6:
Produced for F.O.B. Entertainment/N.Q.C. Management/Roc The World.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.
Mixed at Baseline Studios, NYC.

Contains a sample of "I'm Not To Blame" (Bobby Byrd) Unichappell Music, Inc. o/b/o Dynatone Publishing Co. (BMI). Performed by Bobby Byrd.

Track 7:
Produced for Timbaland Productions, Inc.
Recorded at Manhattan Center, NYC.
Mixed at Capitol Studios, LA.

Track 8:
Produced for Roc The World/Kanman Productions.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc. and Beast From The Middle East Inc.
Mixed at Right Track Studios, NYC for No Question Entertainment/Loreal, Inc.

Contains samples from "Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City" (M. Price, D. Walsh) Universal Music Publishing. Performed by Bobby "Blue" Bland.

Track 9:
Produced for Roc The World/Kanman Productions.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc. and Beast From The Middle East.
Mixed at Right Track Studios, NYC.

Contains samples from "Common Man" (B. Miller) Stone Diamond Music (BMI). Performed by David Ruffin.

Track 10:
Produced for F.O.B. Entertainment/N.Q.C. Management/Roc The World.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.
Mixed at Baseline Studios, NYC.

Contains samples from "Sounds Like A Love Song" (D. Gibbs, R. Johnson) Extra Slick Music (ASCAP)/Chitty Chitty Music (ASCAP) both administered by Heavy Harmony Music. Performed by Bobby Glenn.

Track 11:
Produced for One Shot Deal Muzak/J II J Enterprises/Loreal, Inc.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.
Mixed at Sound On Sound Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.

Track 12:
Produced for Angry Blond Productions, Inc.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.
Mixed at Studio A Recording.

Track 13a:
Produced for One Shot Deal Muzak/J II J Enterprises/Loreal, Inc.
Recorded at Baseline Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.
Mixed at Sound On Sound Studios, NYC for Loreal, Inc.

Contains a sample from "Free At Last" (A. Green) Universal Music Publishing o/b/o Irving Music Inc. (BMI)/Al Green Music Inc. (BMI)/Warner-Chappell Music Ltd. Performed by Al Green.

Tracks 1, 11, 13a BMI/SESAC.
Tracks 2 to 6, 8 to 10 BMI/ASCAP.
Tracks 7, 12 BMI.

Eminem appears courtesy of Aftermath Entertainment.
Guest appearance by Q-Tip courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
Guest appearance by Slick Rick courtesy of Def Jam Recordings.
Guest appearance by Biz Markie courtesy of Groove Attack Superrapping/Bizmont.

Mastered at Masterdisk, NYC.

℗ © 2001 Roc-A-Fella Records, L.L.C.
2006 UM³/USM Japan, a Universal Music Company.
Marketed & distributed by Universal Music K.K.
Made in Japan.

2006 re-issue, comes with obi and four-fold leaflet. Leaflet contains liner notes and tracklisting in Japanese.
Released in a standard clear jewel case with clear tray.
Track 7 is misspelled as "Hola' Hovita" on the booklet.
Track 12 is misspelled as "Renagade" on the back cover & booklet.
Tracks 13b and 13c are secret track, listed only on the leaflet.
Track duration from PC.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 988005 436443
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L235
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 4011
  • Matrix / Runout: UICY-9775 1R V
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
314 586 396-2 Jay-Z The Blueprint(CD, Album) Roc-A-Fella Records 314 586 396-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
314-586-396-1 Jay-Z The Blueprint(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Blu) Roc-A-Fella Records 314-586-396-1 US 2001 Sell This Version
586 396-2 Jay-Z The Blueprint(CD, Album, Enh) Roc-A-Fella Records 586 396-2 Thailand 2001 Sell This Version
314 586 395-4 Jay-Z The Blueprint(Cass, Album) Roc-A-Fella Records 314 586 395-4 Malaysia 2001 Sell This Version
73145863962 Jay-Z The Blueprint(CD, Album) Roc-A-Fella Records, Universal Music Ltda. 73145863962 Brazil 2001 Sell This Version

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