Jay-Z returned to the U.S. after a month in the South of France and is headed back in the studio to finish up ‘The Blueprint 2: The Gift and the Curse’. Jay-Z told MTV News, “I started [before I went on vacation]. I did seven joints when I started this one. I got some new producers, I always gotta bring out the new talent as far as production. The new guys hit the drum machine, I think they hit it hard.” Read more.