National Recording Registry

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Jay-Z's 'The Blueprint' is Inducted Into the Library of Congress

Hova’s 2001 landmark album is the Registry’s most current entry. 

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Library of Congress Adds Music From Gloria Estefan, Run-DMC To National Recording Registry

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden: “This annual celebration of recorded sound reminds us of our varied and remarkable American experience.”