Jay-Z’s <i>Blueprint III</i> Gets Release Date

BY Josiah HughesPublished Sep 30, 2008

According to Gigwise, and corroborated by various other reports, Jay-Z’s highly-anticipated Blueprint III has received a December 2 release date just two days before his 39th birthday. The record sports production from Kanye West, which was already demonstrated on "Jockin’ Jay-Z,” and will be Jay’s final album for Def Jam before beginning his lucrative $150 million Live Nation deal.

The album is also rumoured to feature a sequel to "Swagger Like Us,” the song on T.I.’s new Paper Trail record that includes Kanye, Jay-Z, T.I., and Lil Wayne. The version on Blueprint III is set to include guest spots from Nas, Young Jeezy and Andre 3000.

Jay joins his wife Beyonce in announcing a late 2008 album release at the last minute. Aww...

Jay-Z "Jockin’ Jay-Z”

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