Empire State of Mind: How Jay Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office, Revised Edition

Empire State of Mind: How Jay Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office, Revised Edition

Zack O'Malley Greenburg


"I’m no longer a businessman—I’m a enterprise, man." —Jay Z

As a lot as Martha Stewart or Oprah—and might be greater than any musician—Jay Z has grew to become himself right into a way of life. you could get up to the neighborhood radio station taking part in his latest hit, spritz your self together with his most recent cologne, slip on a couple of his Rocawear denims, lace up your Reebok S. Carter shoes, watch baseball celebrity Robinson Cano smack a number of hits in a day video game, and seize dinner on the noticed Pig. to be able to Jay Z’s 40/40 membership for a D’Ussé cognac nightcap, join streaming provider Tidal and listen to his most modern collaboration with Beyoncé. He’ll revenue at each flip of your day.

Empire mind set reveals the tale at the back of Jay Z’s upward push as informed by means of the folks who lived it with him, from classmates at Brooklyn’s George Westinghouse highschool and the youth buddy who received him into the drug alternate, to the DJ who persuaded him to prevent dealing and concentrate on the tune. Now with new interviews with insiders like Russell Simmons, Alicia Keys, and J. Cole—more than 100 in total—this ebook explains simply how Jay Z propelled himself from the awful streets of Brooklyn to the heights of the enterprise international.

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