The Book of HOV: A Celebration of Jay-Z’s Life and Work

A new exhibit celebrating the life and work of Jay-Z is now open at the Brooklyn Public Library. “The Book of HOV” spans two floors of the library’s main branch and features never-before-seen pictures, art, and memorabilia from Jay-Z’s personal archives. The fact that it’s completely FREE is insane.

The exhibit is divided into eight sections, each of which explores a different aspect of Jay-Z’s life and career. The sections include “The Beginning,” “The Hustler,” “The Artist,” “The Businessman,” “The Philanthropist,” “The Family Man,” “The Legend,” and “The Future.”

Each section features a variety of artifacts, including original recording masters, handwritten lyrics, clothing, awards, and music videos. There are also interactive displays that allow visitors to learn more about Jay-Z’s music, his business ventures, and his philanthropic work.

“The Book of HOV” is a comprehensive and immersive experience that offers visitors a unique glimpse into the life and work of one of the most successful and influential artists of all time. The exhibit is free and open to the public during the library’s regular hours of operation.

The exhibit includes interactive sections where visitors are able to pick up to 3 vinyls, all records Jay has written, and actually listen to them. Visitors can take a walk to Baseline Studios where its recreated to look like the REAL Baseline Studios, adorned with Jay’s plaques and memories.

In addition to the exhibit, the Brooklyn Public Library is also hosting a series of events related to Jay-Z’s life and work. These events include a screening of the documentary “Made in America,” a discussion with Jay-Z’s mother, Gloria Carter, and a performance by DJ Jazzy Jeff.

The “Book of HOV” is a must-see for any fan of Jay-Z or hip-hop music. It is a fascinating and inspiring look at the life of one of the most successful and influential artists of our time.

(side note: money, cash, hoes on a floppy disk is CRAZYYYY!!)

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