Timestamps

Timestamps

Jay-Z: Rap Radar Podcast (part 1 timestamps)

rap radar: jay-z interview:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9vNRZ0s6XM&t=1996s

  • elliot wilson & b-dot
  • timestamps
    • 00:37 444 album How’d you do it
    • 2:15 responding to critics(is this a personal album)
    • 3:00 album tag line (13th studio album)
    • 3:26 the story of oj explained
    • 4:00 people of color as portrayed by large media…no fair representation
    • 4:34 we haven’t evolved passed racism
    • 5:10 producer no id sampling technique explained
    • 7:26 why 1 producer for this album?
    • 9:03 why the April 4th launch date?
    • 10:56 the danny glover curveball
    • 12:03 who is Will-0?
    • 15:00 the album’s effect on those working on the album
    • 18:16 working on an idea through adversity
    • 20:10 smile track examined
    • 20:52 unrecorded track black gold
    • 22:05 black excellence & empowerment
    • 23:35 sparring with billboard (
      • billboard changed the rules after Magna carter launch
      • Tidal criticism
      • is it cheating?
      • free streams consumption
      • Spotify
      • meek mill
      • pre-pay wall
      • bot systems
      • lavar ball
      • Nike
      • moving the culture
      • supporting each other
      • Michael Jordan & Jordan brand
    • 33:10 blacks working together OR continue asking the social platforms for marketing deals that we helped build(snapchat, twitter, Instagram)
    • 34:10 I have to tell that truth, push the culture forward & represent for us
    • 34:44 OJ – pushback/resistance from Jewish people & real estate statement in verse [duration = 3min+]
    • 39:46 Apple approached Jay-z prior to him launching Tidal
      • why he said no to apple/rejected their partnership offer
        • discussed on B side of 4:44 freestyle
        • felt that it’s important to share in the things we help move, grow & build
      • Learn from what I did wrong
        • 41:07 the Tidal launch press conference explained
    • 42:18 Is Jay-Z committed to the Tidal project or is this a Money Grab( business move to make money)?
    • 43:05 Jay-z on live nation renegotiation
    • 43:32 Jay-z on being perceived as a shrewd capitalist/businessman & black plight
    • 46:00 spirituality & therapy
      • 46:20 Legacy
      • 46:30 his grandfather acts against his own daughter while in a preaching capacity
      • 46:45 generational trauma
      • 46:55 religion / hypocrisy
      • 47:43 I know god exists
      • 48:28 responding to trauma
      • 48:50 embracing therapy
        • A scary encounter → Get Out movie reference…”I wasn’t ready…”
        • 49:30 knowing yourself vs others
        • 49:43 kill jay-z/ being accountable & taking ownership
          • 50:40 Kanye reference misinterpreted (it was about me) & Kanye beef
          • 53:56 killing his ego & having a really deep convo
          • 55: 12 jay-z recognizes a harmful effect in his own actions & words (Future beef) and explains the intent
          • 57:40 more on Kanye conflict, Tidal deal & Apple deal
          • 58:55 if Kanye addresses rumors in his music will you take offense(no, I allow people the freedom of expression-i don’t medal)
          • 59:54 reconciliation with Solange
          • 1:00 being in a high profile relationship, fame & self-image(real vs fake)