JAY-Z's Cultural Impact To Be Explored In Michael Eric Dyson's Book "Made In America"

HipHop News Posted on July 10, 2019 at 12:03pm

JAY-Z's Cultural Impact To Be Explored In Michael Eric Dyson's Book "Made In America"

Coming this month of November.

Georgetown professor and New York Times best-selling author Michael Eric Dyson is exmaining JAY-Z's status as a cultural icon. The NAACP Image Award winner will have to do it in a new book entitled JAY-Z: Made In america, with a forward written by Pharrell Williams.

"I thought this was the perfect time to take a look at JAY-Z's career and his role in making this nation what it is today," Dyson told Entertainment Weekly. "In many ways, this is JAY-Z in America as much as Obama in the united states, or the Triumph of America, or Martin Luther King in the united states, or Nancy Pelosi's America, or Maxine Waters America.".centered-ad {

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He continued, "JAY-Z has given this country a language to think about and words to live, and his songs have been a part of the self-understanding of a culture that is faced with the race and the injustice and inequality everyday. He is an important thinker and artist, and my book tries to measure its impact a


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