Year He Turned 30: 2008
Number of Albums Released at the Time: 3
Young Jeezy brought in his 30s with the release of The Recession. On that album, Jeezyâ€™s endorsement of presidential candidate Barack Obama ("My President), helped transcend the Atlanta rapper's appeal from street-oriented audiences to the masses, particularly when Obama indeed won the election in November 2008.
2005's "Soul Survivor" was a top 5 single on the pop charts, and The Inspiration scored him a platinum plaque the following year, but Jeezy's first year of his 30s was when his ambition came full circle.
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