While The Blueprint 3 was far from classical Jay-Z, this Concerto in Roc minor certainly brings the symphony to the Hip-Hop radio halls. It’s Bach meets Brooklyn, Rossini meets RiRi! No Kanyeezy though. His verse was much too vulgar for high society. If you’re unfamiliar with E.S. Posthumus, check their background. This is what they do best.
And if this sounds remotely familiar, it should. It was commercial as the New Orleans Saints marched on the gridiron greatness earlier this year.