An exhibition dedicated to Jay-Z opens this week at the Brooklyn Public Library.
Hof book It is a temporary exhibition in the central branch of the library. It was described as including “thousands of archived items, including original recording masters, never-before-seen photos, iconic stage wear, prestigious awards, and certificates of recognition, plus videos and artifacts from every aspect of Jay-Z’s career.”
The description adds: “The multimedia exhibition explores the global impact of Jay-Z as a musician, innovator, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Our goal with Hof book The tribute show, is to offer a behind-the-scenes look at a Hall of Fame songwriter and author, successful entrepreneur, and philanthropist who never forgot the lessons he learned on the road to success. and the town where his journey began.”
Before the gallery opens on Friday (July 14), the front of the building featured lyrics by the rapper, while the gallery also houses a recreation of Baseline Studio, the room where Jay-Z recorded some of his work. The most famous albums.
Watch footage from the exhibition opening below.
The scene outside of Jay Z’s tribute at the Brooklyn Public Library tonight 🐐pic.twitter.com/ZYXzYlugSj
Complex Music July 14, 2023
Earlier this year, Jay-Z shared a new remix of his 2009 song “Empire State Of Mind” featuring Gil Scott-Heron, and debuted it in his first live performance in four years.
The rapper unveiled the remix at an event sponsored by Fondation Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. in Paris in April. It was his first appearance on stage since 2019.
In other news, this year it was announced that Jay-Z is the last remaining rapper Forbes Billionaires List. The rapper’s net worth has been reported to have increased from $1.5 billion (£1.2 billion) to $2 billion (£1.6 billion). Kanye West was also revealed to have dropped out of the roster, following his departure from Adidas.
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