Jay-Z is on the cover of Time Magazine. The entrepreneurial emcee is on the cover of the publication’s “The 100 Most Influential People in the World” issue.
The article in the magazine was written by New York City, New York’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg. In the piece, Mayor Bloomberg writes that Jay-Z embodies the New York spirit and that he proves “the American Dream is alive and well.”
“Jay-Z embodies so much of what makes New York New York,” Bloomberg explains in the article, which can be found at Time. “A kid from a tough neighborhood who grows up in public housing, overcomes lots of bad influences on the street, never lets go of his dream, makes it to the top — and then keeps going, pursuing new outlets for his creativity and ambition.” Read more