This year’s track features appearances by Avicii, Bruno Mars, Capital Cities, Daft Punk, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, Lorde, Jay-Z, Taylor Swift, Macklemore, Imagine Dragons, and more.
Jay let his fans know that he’s going vegan in the name of the 22Days Challenge, a dietary plan started by his friend, exercise physiologist Marco Borges.
The revelation came during a sit-down with music journalist Elliott Wilson backstage at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, where the two chopped it up about hopping on the Yeezus tour and A Tribe Called Quest’s legacy.
Shoppers will need a Jay Z-sized budget to procure the high-end items, which tops out at $58,000 for a Mollino alligator leather jacket. The most affordable item is a $70 graphic print T-shirt featuring gold metallic print.
“I am in a unique position to use my voice to affect change to this disturbing issue. The easy position would have been to walk away and leave policy making to others hoping that someone addresses the problem.”
The song will likely be included on the upcoming Timbaland artist album, which the producer recently announced will be called ‘Textbook Timbo’
While Jay Z studies the fine distinctions in the case, many wonder if and how his continued association with a tainted property might affect his reputation.
This week, Jay faced criticism for his recent partnership with Barneys New York after two African American shoppers claimed the store racially profiled them.
“Made In America is a bigger idea than just a concert.” Jay Z isn’t short on ambition, but in a landscape that also includes Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, can another “destination festival” — even one curated by Jay — really be more than “just a concert?”
“Everything that encompasses ‘A New York Holiday’…represents a perfect example of a unique and groundbreaking collaboration that I hope demonstrates how inspiring New York has been to me,” Jay Z said.