He told us back in 2001’s “U Don’t Know,” “I am a hustler baby, I’ll sell water to a well.” Jay-Z wasn’t speaking in hyperbole either. Today he’s one of rap’s greatest moguls due to his entrepreneurial (aka hustling) ethics. According to Heavy, the bus-iness man’s latest venture includes launching a new YouTube channel named after his website Life+Times. Hold on to your chairs because the good news gets even better. On Saturday, October 6 the channel launches at 9:30 with a live stream of his final show of the eight-concert series at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. That’s right, folks. You can watch Jay-Z perform your favorite hits from the comfort of your living room sofa.
This man continues to make moves that are unprecedented in the hip-hop world. For a runny-nose kid from Marcy Houses projects in Bed-Stuy, he’s taken The Jeffersons’ “moving on up” theme song to a whole other level. From Brooklyn back to Brooklyn to his own YouTube channel. “Y’all should be afraid of what I’m gonna do next,” he raps. Basically.
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