July 3, 2013 |
Jay-Z has been on top for so long that sometimes it's hard to remember where he began. The rapper, who grew up in New York's Marcy projects, started from the bottom and now he's chilling with the President. Some people say the Jigga Man has lost touch - it can be hard to see the people when your throne (with Kanye as sidekick) is so tall - but he certainly has built himself up to an impressive degree. Upon the release of his 12th studio album, “Magna Carta Holy Grail,” we decided to rank his assets of influence.