'Magna Carta Holy Grail' set to debut: Ranking Jay-Z's solo albums to date

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Since 1996, Jay-Z has been a mainstay in hip-hop and the music business as a whole.

His progression from a former street hustler with a spitfire delivery to a bonafide global brand has been, for many, a source of inspiration.

As we gear up for tomorrow’s special release (for Samsung phone owners only) of his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, theGrio is breaking down the discography of one of the greatest rap artists of all time.

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