[sparkart-clique site=”rap_radar” video=”oprahdecoded”] Oprah held her annual (and final) favorite things episode this afternoon. Along with diamond watches and flatscreen 3-D TVs, she gave the studio audience copies of Jay-Z’s new book, Decoded. NY Times bestseller list, here we come!
Jay-Z held his second book signing for Decoded at the Barnes & Noble in midtown NY this afternoon. Cameras weren’t allowed inside, but here’s footage of him leaving the store. As you can see, the turnout was pretty overwhelming. Head to your local retailer and pick up Decoded—that is, if it’s not sold out. Sidebar: Bloomberg Game Changer: Jay-Z
Jay-Z along with Dr. Cornel West and Paul Holdengräber appeared at the New York Public Library last night for an analysis of his book, Decoded. Attendees also included Lupe Fiasco and Harry Belafonte. The reading lasted for nearly two hours, but here’s some footage from the fifth row. Decoded is in bookstores now. SPONSORED: To learn more about Kodak EasyShare Cameras, visit Kodak.com For commercials, behind the scenes & more, visit SoKodak.com Become a Fan of Kodak on Facebook for […]
Photo: igerren Looks like Hov’s on a full press day to push Decoded and thankfully, for you hip-hop heads, he stopped by the Hot 97 Morning Show. Cipha and Rosenberg got to grill him on a garden variety of rap geek topics for their podcast. Grab an afternoon snack and dig in.
New York to AZ, niggaz must be crazy, I’m the dog, Fuck Jay-Z!… Don’t know what got the dog riled up, but during a gig in Arizona, Dark Man X says “Fuck Jay-Z” during his performance. Uh-huh, here we go again. 57thave
2 songs in 2 days. Elect’s on fire. Ha! This is my shit! Link Previously: “The Announcement”
Jay Elect: Permission to speak freely, sir? Hov: Go. Go, baby. Let it go! Here’s the best footage you’ll see of Elect’s signing party at The Box on Friday night. “The Announcement” up top and “Dear Moleskine,” “Exhibit A,” “Exhbit C” and a Roc sign exchange from the stage.