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Jay-Z Graces The Cover of Time “The 100 Most Influential People In The World”

Posted By on April 24, 2013

Music Mogul and Business man, Jay-Z, has landed the cover of Time Magazine. With New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg writing the article on the rapper and his impact on the world.

Bloomberg writes that Jay-Z embodies the spirit of New York. He says that the rapper proves that the American Dream is still very much alive.

“Jay-Z embodies so much of what makes New York New York,” Bloomberg explains in the article, which can be found at Time. “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.”

The New York City mayor went on to praise the rapper for starting his own label and his unique business savvy.

“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,” Bloomberg continues. “He’s never forgotten his roots — “Empire State of Mind” was a love song to our city — and as a co-owner of the NBA Nets, he helped bring a major league sports team back to Brooklyn, not far from his old neighborhood.”

He even congratulated Jay for his marriage to Beyonce and said that the rapper has experienced success in everything he has attempted.

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  • ursocalledgod

    sooooo he DID give hime 20 million..smh an advance is just like a loan and it came out of rock nations / jays pockets. he never said he gifted him anything.