Wow. This is why [lastfm]Jay-Z[/lastfm] is the King of Hip-Hop: Dude is smart. Dude is really, really smart. For reals. In an a promotional video for his new book coming out November 15th, Decoded, Jay-Z expounds on the philosophical meaning behind his verse “Most Kingz,” Basquiat, and the hazards of being powerful.
Here’s is the painting Jay-Z is talking about:
While other popular artists are doing jail time for firearms or cocaine, Jay-Z is taking in a Basquiat exhibit. And this, dear Jay-Z, is why you will always be the king. Headless or no.