Jay-Z for TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World Issue

Hey Jay! Featured on the cover of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World Issue, Jay-Z continues to inspire us and make moves. Photographed by Mark Seliger, take a look at the images and excerpt below via Time.com

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“Jay Z embodies so much of what makes New York New York. A kid from a tough neighborhood who grows up in public housing, overcomes lots of bad influences on the street, never lets go of his dream, makes it to the top — and then keeps going, pursuing new outlets for his creativity and ambition. When no one would sign him to a record contract, he created his own label and built a music empire — before going on to design clothing lines, open sports bars and, most recently, represent professional athletes. He’s an artist-entrepreneur who stands at the center of culture and commerce in 21st century America, and his influence stretches across races, religions and regions.”

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