By Tony Lesesne
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Perhaps one reason why Jay Z was never able to relate to his fellow 1990s rappers was due to his forward thinking. When everyone else was thinking stardom, Jay Z was thinking ownership. By the time other artists freely ran labels, Jay Z was running Def Jam.
In fact, Jay Z said it best, himself, “I don’t get dropped, I dropped the label.” The ambition Jay Z had led to him purchasing TIDAL and he’s stuck with it, in spite of the ups-and-downs. Last night, a testament to his work was shown, when Fat Joe jumped in the picture with him.
Jay Z accompanied Beyonce to Los Angeles on the “Formation” tour and Fat Joe was among the celebrities who took the show in. There, their longstanding beef evaporated and they took a photo together. This came after Beyonce brought 306 million streams in for Lemonade and 1.2 million more subscribers.
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