By Alyssa Debonair
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Quite a bit of changes have taken place since Jay Z temporarily retired in 2003. A phenomenon that took over rap was trap music, introduced by T.I. and turned into a genre by Young Jeezy and Gucci Mane. Soon, it was Gucci who became king of the trap and Zaytoven made the sound.
Upon Jay Z returning to the game, he soon found himself having to soon collaborate with these rappers. While it wasn’t the “Where I’m From” Jay Z, it was still classic. Try telling anyone from this era that those features with T.I. and Jeezy aren’t classics.
Jay Z isn’t retired from the game, but he no longer releases a new album every year. He doesn’t have to, as he is the executive that is behind the music of Big Sean, J. Cole, Rihanna, Meek Mill, and many more. Recently, Jay Z was photoed in the studio with Zaytoven and fans on Twitter are having mixed opinions on what is happening.
Read the tweets about Jay Z and Zaytoven below:
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