10 Things You Didn't Know About Jay Z's Debut AlbumIn honor of the 18th Anniversary of Jay Z's most revered (and heavily debated) debut album "Reasonable Doubt," we compiled a list of things that you probably didn't know about the timeless Hip-Hop classic. Hit the jump for ten very interesting things you didn't know about "Reasonable Doubt" (and be sure to check out Moguldom's "A Genius Leaves The Hood: The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z" out now).
Priority Records dropped Hov because they refused to provide a housing allowance of $50K/month along with an S class Benz but still own the rights to his classic debut.
Irv Gotti didn’t want “Brooklyn’s Finest” to happen because he was scared Hov would come off as Biggie’s “little man.”
He quit his street hustles during the recording process of the album to put everything into his music.