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After his 1996 album Reasonable Doubt, Jay-Z veered into a more mainstream sound with his sophomore album In My Lifetime Vol 1. On this song, he hints that the move was a good one financially, as he raps: "I dumbed down my audience and doubled my dollars." (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.
The acclaimed jazz singer explains how dancing expands her range as a vocalist.
Joshua Scott Jones explains why he's always asking forgiveness from his musical partner, who's also his girlfriend.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.