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Young Jeezy – Let’s Get it: Thug Motivation 101 – 10 Year Anniversary

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This album is a modern-day classic.

It’s not spectacular lyrically but who says that’s part of the criteria for a classic album, especially in today’s time?

The album is banging. You could play it straight-through. There isn’t a skippable track on here. Each song has something about it that makes you not skip it.

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Young Jeezy – Stay Strapped

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Jeezy tried to end Gucci Mane’s career. It’s one of my favorite disses ever! And one of my favorites tracks from the Snowman.

Although, a version with solely Jeezy exists, I didn’t hear this song until it was released on Game’s second mixtape aimed G-Unit, Ghost Unit. This version included Long Beach rapper Techniec, who I was fucking with at that time.

Whenever I hear this song, I can’t help but power-up to “gangsta mode.” I start reciting the lyrics as if I’m Jeezy going after Gucci. I feel invincible as I rap line-by-line. I start gesturing. I start doing things with my hands. I make up invisible guns and pull the triggers. And I can’t help but join in on the adlibs Jeezy made famous/his own.

Don’t judge me.

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