So much for Elliott Wilson not getting a interview with Jay-Z. Here HOV joins the Rap Radar boss to discuss performing at Yankee Stadium, working with Justin Timberlake, Jean-Michel Basquiat, working with corporate America and not compromising artistic integrity, Rick Rubin, handling success, and more. Part 2 en route. “What’s the sense of being successful if you can’t still be yourself?”
Update: Part 2 added below where Jay discusses competitiveness in music, Trayvon Martin verdict, parenting, Sports/Hip-Hop, and more.