Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Dame Dash is getting a jump on Throwback Thursday. The hip-hop mogul has dug deep into his stash of vintage memories to share an epic must-see shot.
Dame went to Instagram last night (July 9) with a vintage pic of himself alongside hip-hop royalty JAY-Z, Lyor Cohen, Kareem “Biggs” Burke and Russell Simmons.
— SOHH (@sohh) July 10, 2018
In late June, Dash celebrated the 22-year anniversary of JAY’s Reasonable Doubt album.
My first independent album I ever released 22 years ago…launching new stuff like @poppingtonclothing @dds33_ @king_dusko @duskowineandspirits @damedashstudios …is exciting because it’s today…but celebrating the things I’ve done in the past is exciting as well…im proud of what I did and proud of what im doing constant evolution is key!
Back in 2014, an original Reasonable Doubt tracklisting surfaced.
An original tracklist for Jay Z’s debut album Reasonable Doubt has surfaced online. Revealed by the album’s art director and designer, Adrien Vargas, the list reveals that the album was supposed to be three songs longer than it ended up becoming, with the “Dead Presidents” Remix serving as a bonus song. The three songs taken off, “The Hurt,” “Tell Me,” and “Hot,” have never been released, at least not under those titles. (Complex)
In 2013, JAY ranked his solo albums and put the classic debut atop the list.
1. Reasonable Doubt (Classic) 2. The Blueprint (Classic) 3. The Black Album (Classic) 4. Vol. 2 (Classic) 5. American Gangster (4 1/2, cohesive) 6. Magna Carta (F*ckwit, Tom Ford, Oceans, Beach, On the Run, Grail) 7. Vol. 1 (Sunshine kills this album…f*ck… Streets, Where I’m from, You Must Love Me…) 8. BP3 (Sorry critics, it’s good. Empire (Gave Frank a run for his money)) 9. Dynasty (Intro alone…) 10. Vol. 3 (Pimp C verse alone… oh, So Ghetto) 11. BP2 (Too many songs. Fucking Guru and Hip Hop, ha) 12. Kingdom Come (First game back, don’t shoot me) (Life + Times)