Jay-Z’s Life + Times

As part of Jay-Z’s Life + Times cultural hub, his YouTube channel pokes it’s head in on some interesting topics. He has enlisted long-time Hip Hop enthusiast Elliot Wilson to weigh in on the ongoing debates of the industry. In the last couple weeks, some great videos have surfaced; the rivalry between the Knicks and Nets, we see Black Hippy on tour, and the debate on whether Kendrick Lamar is hype or real.

“Road To Brooklyn: The Rivalry”

New York Knicks vs Brooklyn Nets. As Jay-Z’s Nets make their debut in Brooklyn, they ask the 5 Burroughs where their allegiances lie. Who has the most to prove? Who will win a title first?

“On The Road: Kendrick Lamar and T.D.E.”

TDE’s Black Hippy hits the road and we see what life is like on tour. The performances, the backstage antics, and a guest appearance from Lebron James.

“The Truth: Kendrick Lamar”

Elliott Wilson breaks down Compton’s Kendrick Lamar to determine whether he’s hype, or the real deal.

If you have an opinion on any of these topics, let me know.

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