American Gangster

Jay-Z - American Gangster
Critic Score
Based on 18 reviews
2007 Ratings: #33 / 683
Year End Rank: #28
User Score
Based on 335 ratings
2007 Ratings: #78
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Sweet Jesus this album is growing on me. Honestly, I thought this album would get old for me by now, but if I were to make such a statement, I would be lying to myself. 11 months ago I made my first review of this record, going over it in a very positive manner (gave the LP a 90), however, now I think I adore this record even more than before, if that was even possible.

I ended my first review by claiming that Jay-Z may not be one of the GOAT's, but he is a damn good rapper. Revisiting his ... read more


queria ter a mente resetada para ouvir essa perfeição pela primeira vez novamente


Not every Jay-Z album has something interesting to offer, and looking at his 10+ album discography, not many of those records are truly fantastic. While Jay-Z is one of the most influential rappers of all time, that certainly doesn't mean he makes some of the best music of all time. However, there are moments when Jay-Z shows true talent and effort with some of his greatest releases, and it is through American Gangster he demonstrates his most consistent set of tracks to date.

Ever since The ... read more


I don’t have much to say for this album except for how amazing it is. My only real review is every song works well and somewhat reminds me of Reasonable Doubt , great album by JAY-Z.


Very disappointing considering that I had heard the 'American Gangster' song before listening to this and it's by far the best song on the album. The rest of it once again either very average or completely terrible. Additionally some of the songs STILL sound dated, even though this album come out in 2007, the same year as ye's graduation which has barely dated whatsoever and contains some of the best songs in modern hip hop.

fav track: American Gangster


The only good track is the title track. The rest are either bad, mid, or incredibly corny.

fav tracks: american gangster
least fav: fallin', blue magic

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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Pray
  3. American Dreamin'
  4. Hello Brooklyn 2.0 (feat. Lil Wayne)
  5. No Hook
  6. Roc Boys (And the Winner Is... )
  7. Sweet
  8. I Know
  9. Party Life
  10. Ignorant Sh*t (feat. Beanie Sigel)
  11. Say Hello
  12. Success (feat. Nas)
  13. Fallin'
  14. Blue Magic
  15. American Gangster
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