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Jay-Z's Return with 'Kingdom Come' Spotty

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Jay-Z's Return with 'Kingdom Come' Spotty

Jay-Z's Return with 'Kingdom Come' Spotty

Jay-Z's Return with 'Kingdom Come' Spotty

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Jay-Z's new album, Kingdom Come, is his first since he announced his "retirement" two years ago to concentrate his alternate career as a music executive with Def Jam Records.

The album is full of ups and downs that may signal the rapper's next retirement may be involuntary.