Jay-Z: The Hits Collection, Volume One

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Jay-Z: The Hits Collection, Volume One
Compilation album by Jay-Z
Released November 22, 2010 (2010-11-22)
Recorded 1998 – 2009
Genre Hip-hop
Length 56:03 (disc 1)
15:15 (disc 2)
1:11:18 (total)
Label Def Jam/Roc Nation
Jay-Z chronology
The Blueprint 3
(2009)
Jay-Z: The Hits Collection, Volume One
(2010)
Watch the Throne
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
BBC Music (Favorable)[2]
BLARE Magazine 4/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media 7.5/10 stars[4]

Jay-Z: The Hits Collection, Volume One is a compilation album by American hip-hop recording artist Jay-Z it was released on November 22, 2010 by Def Jam and Roc Nation. Although greatest hits compilations of Jay-Z have been released internationally before, this was the first of its kind to be released in the United States, in which it was released in Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, and Collector's Edition Box Set as well as a 3-disc deluxe vinyl. The album features four tracks from The Black Album, three from The Blueprint 3 and one from each of Jay's other solo albums dating back to Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Public Service Announcement" (Interlude (from The Black Album) Just Blaze 2:45
2. "Run This Town" (featuring Rihanna & Kanye West (from The Blueprint 3) Kanye West, No I.D. 4:27
3. "'03 Bonnie & Clyde" (featuring Beyoncé (from The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse) Kanye West 3:25
4. "Encore" (from The Black Album) Kanye West 4:09
5. "I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)" (from The Dynasty: Roc La Familia) The Neptunes 3:49
6. "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)" (from The Blueprint') Kanye West 4:00
7. "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" (The Blueprint 3) No I.D. 4:16
8. "99 Problems" (from The Black Album) Rick Rubin 3:55
9. "Empire State of Mind" (featuring Alicia Keys (from The Blueprint 3) Al Shux, Janet Sewell-Ulepic, Angela Hunte 4:37
10. "Dirt Off Your Shoulder" (from The Black Album) Timbaland 4:02
11. "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)" (from Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life) The 45 King 4:00
12. "Show Me What You Got" (from Kingdom Come) Just Blaze 3:42
13. "Roc Boys (And the Winner Is)..." (from American Gangster) Diddy, Sean C & LV 4:12
14. "Big Pimpin'" (featuring UGK (from Vol. 3... Life and Times of S. Carter) Timbaland 4:44
Total length:
56:03

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy (2010-11-22). "The Hits Collection, Vol. 1 - Jay-Z : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  2. ^ "Music - Review of Jay-Z - The Hits Collection – Volume One". BBC. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  3. ^ "REVIEW: Jay-Z – “The Hits Collection (Vol.1)” «". Blaremagazine.com. 2010-11-22. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  4. ^ "Jay-Z: The Hits Collection, Vol. One | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  5. ^ "Chartifacts - Week Commencing: 20th December 2010". Australian Recording Industry Associationaccessdate=December 22, 2010. 
  6. ^ "CANOE - JAM! Music SoundScan Charts". Jam.canoe.ca. 2012-01-05. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  7. ^ a b c "Jay-Z - The Hits Collection Volume 1 - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved 2012-01-11. 
  8. ^ "Album Top 40 from the Official UK Charts Company". Theofficialcharts.com. Retrieved 2010-11-14. 
  9. ^ "Album Download Chart". Theofficialcharts.com. Retrieved 2010-11-14. 
  10. ^ "R&B Albums Chart". Theofficialcharts.com. Retrieved 2010-11-14. 
  11. ^ a b c The Hits Collection, Vol. 1 (Clean) -... (2010). Billboard. Retrieved on 2010-12-04.
  12. ^ "Certified Awards". Bpi.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 

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