Blueprint 2.1

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Blueprint 2.1
Blueprint-2.1-cover.jpg
Compilation album by
ReleasedApril 8, 2003
RecordedDecember 2001 - February 2003
Genre
Label
Producer
Jay-Z chronology
The Blueprint2: The Gift & the Curse
(2002)
Blueprint 2.1
(2003)
The Black Album
(2003)
Singles from Blueprint 2.1
  1. "La-La-La"
    Released: 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
RapReviews.com(8.5/10)[2]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[3]

Blueprint 2.1 is a compilation album by rapper Jay-Z, created from a re-cut version of The Blueprint2: The Gift & the Curse.[4] It was certified gold by the RIAA. One single was released from the album, "La-La-La".

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."A Dream" (featuring The Notorious B.I.G. and Faith Evans)Kanye West4:12
2."Hovi Baby"Just Blaze4:21
3."The Watcher 2" (featuring Dr. Dre, Rakim and Truth Hurts)5:55
4."'03 Bonnie & Clyde" (featuring Beyoncé)Kanye West3:25
5."Excuse Me Miss"The Neptunes4:41
6."All Around the World" (featuring LaToiya Williams)No I.D.3:52
7."Guns & Roses" (featuring Lenny Kravitz)Heavy D4:26
8."U Don't Know (Remix)" (featuring M.O.P.)Just Blaze4:27
9."Meet the Parents"Just Blaze4:59
10."Some How Some Way" (featuring Scarface and Beanie Sigel)Just Blaze5:37
11."The Bounce" (featuring Kanye West)Timbaland4:18
12."What They Gonna Do, Part II" (Bonus track)Darrell "Digga" Branch3:47
13."La-La-La (Excuse Me Miss Again)" (Bonus track)The Neptunes4:41
14."Stop" (Bonus track)Swizz Beatz2:53
15."Beware of the Boys (Jay-Z Remix)" (Bonus track)Punjabi MC3:42
16."Blueprint2" (Bonus track)Charlemagne2:39
17."Bitches & Sisters" (Bonus track)Just Blaze2:39

In other media[edit]

Bonus tracks[edit]

The album contains two bonus tracks (after "What They Gonna Do, Pt. II") not included in The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse. The track "Stop" is a new cut and "La-La-La (Excuse Me Miss Again)" can also be found on the soundtrack to the 2003 film Bad Boys II . The bonus tracks are unlisted and do not have track numbers. The Jay-Z remix of Punjabi MC's "Beware of the Boys" is included as an additional bonus track on the European version only and is lifted off Punjabi MC's album/CDS.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ RapReviews.com review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review
  4. ^ "Blueprint 2.1 (Special Edition w/ 2 Bonus Tracks): Jay-Z: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-01-16.