Jay Z and Dean Baquet In Conversation.

The executive editor of NY Times Magazine Dean met with Jay-Z for two hours in an executive office at The Times this past September. Besides O.J. and racial identity, they talked about his mother’s sexuality, and how he could possibly raise socially aware children who shuttled between mansions:

Watch the 35 minutes edited video below…

After years of rapping about growing up in the ‘hood, he has produced an album that sounds like a middle-aged black man’s deeply introspective therapy session put to music.


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