On this day in 1998, Roc-A-Fella Records Co-founder Jay-Z released his third album Vol. 2...Hard Knock Life. This record is Jay-Z's most successful album to date. It was certified 5x Platinum & peaked at #1 on Billboard's Hot 200 Albums Chart. It includes the singles Can I Get A..., Hard Knock Life, Nigga What, Nigga Who & Money, Cash, Hoes.