JAY-Z Sits down with The New York Times‘ Dean Baquet for a exclusive interview. Hov opens up about politics, race and much more.
He discusses the effect Donald Trump has had on the conversation about race in America , his own experiences with racism as a rich, black entertainer.
On joint album with Beyonce:
“We were using our art almost like a therapy session and we started making music together.
On Kanye West:
“I hit Kanye the other day just to tell him he’s my brother. I love Kanye. It’s a complicated relationship with us.
Kanye came into this business on my label so I’ve always been like his big brother. We’re both entertainers. There’s always been a little underlying competition there with your big brother. We both love and respect each others’ art, too. Everyone wants to be the greatest in the world. And then there’s a lot of other factors.
Check out the full interview below.