Jay-Z's back in 'Black' as album bows at No. 1

Gallo, Phil
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/20/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 35, p5
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Reports on the sales of the album "The Black Album," by Jay-Z in the U.S. Copies sold by the final release from the rapper; Rank of the album "Beg for Mercy," by G-Unit in the album sales; Other recordings listed in the chart.


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