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A Look Behind-The-Scenes Video For JAY-Z’s “Moonlight” Video

By now we have all seen JAY-Z latest video for his single, “Moonlight.” Continuing to showcase his latest opus, ‘4:44,’ JAY provided a captivating and eye-catching video for “Moonlight” that puts a subversive take on the American sitcom Friends. Today we get a look behind the scenes, in which we get interviews with the cast discussing the deeper message “Moonlight” tries to provide.

Tessa Thompson, who plays Monica states: “We wanted to have a conversation about diversity inclusion, which is something that is really ripe in the cultural conversation at this moment and I thought to do it in an artful way, to be able to do it with such talented cohorts and in a way that it’s creative and open to interpretation could be so interesting.” Have a closer look at the behind the scenes video below and give us your thoughts in the comments. Keep it locked for much more from JAY-Z and 4:44 coming soon.

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