New Day: Jay Z's Illest Power Moves

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Renegade

Can't knock the hustle. Jay Z struck the illest b-boy stance when he got Samsung to commission his run at his 12th No. 1. After all, how better to release an album in hip hop's post-platinum era than with a million units sold before the album is even announced? No better way, said the RIAA, which subsequently changed its digital sales-tracking policy.

(Photo: Recording Industry Association of America)

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