About “Breathe Easy (Lyrical Exercise)”
“Breathe Easy (Lyrical Exercise)” is a hidden song by Jay-Z from his album The Blueprint.
Produced by Just Blaze. The digital edition of The Blueprint offers “Breathe Easy (Lyrical Exercise)” as its own track.
About The Blueprint
Released on September 11, 2001, Jay-Z’s sixth studio album, The Blueprint, is widely regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. The album features some of Jay-Z’s most iconic tracks, including “Takeover,” “Izzo (H.O.V.A.),” and “Song Cry,” and showcases his lyrical prowess and smooth flow.
The production on The Blueprint is equally impressive, with contributions from Kanye West, Just Blaze, and Timbaland. The album samples a variety of musical genres, from soul to rock, and includes standout tracks like “Heart of the City (Ain’t No Love)” which samples Bobby Bland’s “Ain’t No Love in the Heart of the City.”
The Blueprint was not only a commercial success, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200, but it also received critical acclaim and has been widely recognized as a classic album in the genre. Jay-Z’s masterful storytelling and production, coupled with the album’s relevance in the aftermath of 9/11, solidified its place in hip-hop history.
How to find “Breathe Easy (Lyrical Exercise)”
On CD: On track #13, begins about 25 seconds after the end of “Blueprint (Momma Loves Me).”
Listen to “Breathe Easy (Lyrical Exercise)”
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