Jay-Z - MTV Unplugged

NME.COM feature on Jay-Z - MTV Unplugged album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.

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Jay-Z - MTV Unplugged: Wikipedia Album Entry

Jay-Z: Unplugged is rapper Jay-Z's 2001 music album that contains some of his past songs with live instruments performed by Jay-Z himself with the hip-hop band The Roots. The album was recorded during the taping of a MTV Unplugged 2.0 episode on November 18, 2001. It sold more than 600,000 copies.

Track listing

1. "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)"
2. "Takeover"
3. "Girls, Girls, Girls"
4. "Jigga What, Jigga Who"
5. "Big Pimpin'"
6. "Heart of the City (Ain't No Love)"
7. "Can I Get A..."
8. "Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)"
9. "Ain't No Nigga"
10. "Can't Knock the Hustle/Family Affair" (featuring Mary J. Blige)
11. "Song Cry"
12. "I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)" (featuring Pharrell)
13. "Jigga That Nigga"/"People Talking"


Credits

* Leonard Hubbard - Bass
* Ahmir '?uestlove' Thompson - Drums, Producer
* Damon Bennett - Flute
* Ben Kenney - Guitar [Acoustic]
* Kamal Gray - Keyboards
* Omar Edwards - Keyboards
* Aaron "Gushie" Dramper - Percussion
* Frank "Knuckles" Walker - Percussion
* Scratch - Percussion [Vocal], Backing Vocals
* The Roots - Producer
* Alexandra Leem - Strings
* Fiona Murray - Strings
* Ghislaine Fleischmann - Strings
* Larry Gold - Strings
* Jaguar Wright - Vocals


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