April 18, 2021


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17 Years Ago, Jay-Z Gave Us “The Dynasty: Roc La Familia” What Do You Remember From The Classic?

“The Dynasty: Roc La Familia” was released 17 years ago today, October 31. This was Jay Z’s fifth solo album. At the time, Jay Z had one of the strongest teams out in the game. With Memphis Bleek, Beanie Sigel, Freeway, and Amil. “The Dynasty: The Roc La Familia” had production by Just Blaze as well as Bink!. The project has sixteen tracks real heat.

credits to : Darkeness Brothers

In reference to Tidal website, we have a few facts that you may not have known about this album.

  1. Just Blaze used Logic to make the beat for “The Street Is Talking”

  2. No one else laid a verse down for the album until there were six songs recorded for the project.

  3. The album was initially meant to be a Roc-A-Fella records compilation. After “Guilty Until Proven Innocent” and ” I Just Wanna Love You”, It was decided to just release a Jay Z album.

  4. Jay Z and Beanie Sigel recorded their verses for for “This Can’t Be Life” together in New York. Sarface recorded his verse a cople days later in New York.

  5. Ghostface Killah was supposed to be on “This Can’t Be Life” but there was a miscommunication.

  6. Bink! is the voice for Murder Def Kill Homicide Nigga on “1-900-Hustler”.

  7. Memphis Bleek was mad because the production crew would not let him ride a motorcycle in the video for ” Change The Game”. For safety purposes they had to have a truck pull the motorcycle for the same effect.

Revisit “The Dynasty: Roc La Familia” below and envision its Era in Hip-Hop. Check out video “Change The Game” ft. Beaniem Sigel and Memphis Bleek.

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