Jay Z wastes no time moving from one stunt to another. The half-billion dollar hip-hop legend reignited our belief in him as a rapper when he unleashed an impossibly perfect verse beside
Rap God Jay Electronica yesterday on the duo’s remix of Soulja Boy’s “We Made It”. Hov reaffirmed his stature in comparison to his peers in the process, dropping a bar or two meant to remind Drake that they don’t always operate on the same playing field.
Today, New York Magazine began unveiling the covers for its “Annual Yesteryear Issue,” which aims to examine 100 years of pop music in the Big Apple. Jay Z (as you have probably seen already) graces one of the covers, along with the late Lou Reed, among others. Considering the city’s rich history (Frank Sinatra, anyone?), it’s quite a special ode to the relevance and power of hip-hop music. View the cover above.