NT whats the general consensus on Vol 1. In My Lifetime?

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to this day imaginary player and lucky me remain in my top 10 hov songs all time...so this album is def. appreciated.
 
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PPL overall got crazy opinions on the volumes. I've heard/seen ppl say/post that Vol. 1 is a classic and better than RD


Imo it's decent, nothing that special some great songs on it though.
 
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Classic -I Know What Girls Like and Sunshine....i like Snshine but it was a bit commercial...didnt fit the overall feel
 
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been cosigning it from the jump...

the realest ++*% he ever spit on a street level is on this album, hands down. Prolly my favorite album from dude.

The Puff/Kim record is the only track I skip...
 
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can't even front i love this album with a passion...but some songs were over produced and it seemed like Jay was tryna do too much on the album

4/5
 
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3.8 out of 5.

There's a couple of songs that really hurt the album as a whole, but there are also a SLEW of classic Jay joints on there.

Also, "A Million and One (Remix)" > the OG.
 
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Originally Posted by eddiehouse5

2.5/5

there is a lot of junk on that album, a lot.
Personal classic

@ the very least 4.25/5 ... and I agree w/ CAKE ... depending on my mood it fluctuated b/t 1-4 in his catalog
 
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Most definately a solid album. Imaginary Players has to be my favorite track off this. I'll co-sign the 3.8 rating
 
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this is right after Reasonable Doubt and Blueprint for me...
I never understood why this album gets any kind of hate...
This album has so many classic tracks...
A million and 1 questions...
The City is mine...
Imangerny player...
Streets is watching
Lucky Me...
Who U wit...
Real Ns...
Rap game Crack game
Where I'm From
U Must Love Me...
I bet U if You ask 100 Jayz fans to name their top 10 hov tracks...Than about 90 of them will name at least 3 of these songs...
 
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"I gotta be the pioneer of this $%+..." I think 3.8/5 fits this album right. Or, 3.5/5. It has filler but indeed, this album had like 3 standouttracks. Lucky me, Imaginary Player, and (intro)A million and one questions.
 
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this album had like 3 standout tracks. Lucky me, Imaginary Player, and (intro)A million and one questions.
You buggin'.

"Streets Is Watching"
"Where I'm From"
"You Must Love Me"

+ the 3 you named, that's at least 6 right there.
 
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This is the album that made me go back and rebuy Reasonable Doubt other than the Foxy joint I can't think of one wack song at that album. I think Jay-Z> Hova, much like I think Nasty Nas > Nas Escobar.
 
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