Jay-Z: Rap Retiree

Adkins, Greg; Wren, Jennifer; Cotliar, Sharon; Dagostino, Mark; Daly, Sean; Hamm, Liza; Hammel, Sara; Helling, Steve; Keck, William; Nussbaum, Gail; Rodriguez, Brenda; Stoynoff, Natasha; Wihlborg, Ulrica
December 2003
People;12/8/2003, Vol. 60 Issue 23, p24
Rapper Jay-Z, who just released his ninth studio CD, 'The Black Album,' is retiring--at age 33. Various Florida residents offer comments about his decision to retire.


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