Unpacking JAY-Z’S 4:44

Listen, I was up until the wee hours of the morning listening to JAY-Z’S 4:44. Confession: I have not always been the biggest JAY-Z fan, now that that’s out of the way. It still didn’t stop me from being able to appreciate a solid piece of work.   There is a schism  in rap culture. Mumble/youthful rappers challenging the status quo, and in my opinion the art of rap itself. Some argue its simply progression in the art of rap, others not so much. JAY-Z addresses  this on Family Feud.…

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