Jay-Z Gives Update on 'The Blueprint 3'

January 23, 2009 08:23:50 GMT

Jay-Z explains why 'The Blueprint 3' has not seen the light of the day, detailing on his method of working.

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Shedding some fans' curiosity over his next effort "The Blueprint 3", Jay-Z revealed why he is going slow this time. Unlike the last one "American Gangster" that he created within short time after being inspired by the movie of the same name, the rapper intends to keep this new piece "beyond and above".

To MTV at the backstage of his "Eve of Change" show, Jay-Z explains why the record has not yet had a release date. "For me, the process of making an album is difficult with so many things going on," he said. "And me, I wanna make it beyond and above. I'm gonna take my time with it. I don't have any quotas, and that's a good thing. It may be too freeing. It's a good thing and a bad thing."

He added, "You know, I think I need some restrictions. 'Cause if I had restrictions, I would have done it in three weeks. I would have made what I believe to be a great piece of art."

The talks of "Blueprint 3" have been swirling since early last year. Kanye West was rumored to be the sole producer of the album and one of the featured guests in the effort apart from T.I., Lil Wayne and Santogold.

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posted by SOLLY on May 04, 2009
posted by Sexy on Jan 28, 2009
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posted by vigilantee on Jan 25, 2009
I'm sorry but this just SUCKS, first the 3 December date, then Kanye says February and now this. I agree with him that not having the restrictions is a bad thing for him, as exhibited by the fact that release keeps getting shoved forward.
posted by jamal on Jan 25, 2009
i would love to see jay do a few joints one with big daddy kane kool g rap an mc lyte. on his new album. that shit would be crazy.

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