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Jay Z “Picasso Baby” Video

When S. Carter announced, dropped and went platinum with his chart-topping album Magna Carta... Holy Grail all in less than three weeks, it was clear why his nickname is Young Hova. To make the album even more memorable, Jay Z took the concept for his “Picasso Baby” music video and turned it into a primetime HBO special, complete with celebrity cameos, viral madness and one admittedly awkward interaction with Marina Abramovic. The result was one of the coolest music videos of 2013 and a current example of just how much art is influencing hip-hop culture today.

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