Jay-Z Calls Blueprint 3 A New Classic

Jay-Z Calls Blueprint 3 A New Classic

    On September 11th Jay-Z will release his new "Blueprint 3" album and in a new interview Jigga talked about the motivation behind making it. "I don't think [the year-long wait] changed the music any," Jay said in the October 2009 XXL Magazine. "You can look at it both ways. The Blueprint was all natural. You could tell the rawness of the spontaneous thoughts — It's just process…I don?t think The Blueprint was bad. But this album has to come out. It's just really cohesive. It feels really good."

    Jigga goes on to give his new LP a label. "I keep using this phrase 'new classic,' because it has classic sounds and instrumentation, like how music was recorded before. That's why the whole album cover [features] white instruments just left in the corner, no color. It's all about the instruments. It feels classic in that approach, but it's new subject matter, new flows. It's not like an Amy Winehouse thing: a take on what was already done. I mean, if you listen to 'D.O.A.' just the sax alone, those type of sounds. The subject matter is right now. It's a hot-button issue right now."

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