Jay ZHip-hop’s legacy is cemented, but he always wants more for himself and for others.
the rap mogul recently sat down for a rare interview with The Sunday Times, which was released today (April 25). During the chat, promoting his partnership with Puma, Hov touched on a number of topics, including the current race relations climate in the United States. “It’s very frustrating,” Jigga admitted. “As a human race, we’re always on the basics. We are still on Stop Asian Hate. We can’t sit and cry over spilled milk, but we have to recognize that there is milk, right? Are we here today? No. Are we over 50 years ago? Yes.”
The 51-year-old rapper also spoke about the positive and negative aspects of social media, which he mostly refrains from. “You can’t give someone a microphone 24 hours a day and [have them] don’t think they have to use it, ”he said. “These kids are amazing. Imagine having a microphone and being asked questions about social justice at 18? It’s like, ‘What? I’m supposed to know the answer, and if I don’t answer correctly, if I don’t say everything correctly, even though my intentions are right and I’m not saying the same thing, it’s going to be everywhere. “
When asked how he wanted to be remembered, the Roc Nation leader revealed, “I have no idea,” adding, “I’m not beyond ego, no? I hope they talk about me [with] the names of Bob Marley and all the greats. But that’s not for me to say.
Jay did great power moves from recently. In March, he sold a controlling stake in TIDAL to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. This agreement came on the heels of the sale of 50% of the shares of its Ace of Spades champagne line to Moet Hennessy in February.
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