With JAY-Z’s new opus, 4:44 sitting on top off the charts once again, today Hov is back with something new. This time around JAY-Z unveils the footnotes for his track “Kill Jay-Z.” The clip finds JAY-Z opening up about the song’s theme with a collective of celebrities ranging from Kendrick Lamar to Chris Rock. Along the way, Jay speaks about killing off the JAY-Z moniker in order to get to the truth.
Jay states: “It’s really about the ego. It’s about killing off the ego, so you can have this conversation in a place of vulnerability and honesty.” He goes on to add that “JAY-Z, the public persona, couldn’t have this conversation. He has to be eliminated. It’s really Shawn Carter speaking to JAY-Z and he has to convince him to move aside.” We also here thoughts from Trevor Noah, Roc Nation’s Van Jones, Chris Rock, Anthony Anderson and Mahershala Ali. Check out the TIDAL exclusive clip in the stream below and give us your thoughts in the comments. Stay tuned for much more from JAY-Z coming soon!
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