Surrounded by Warhols,
Andy Warhol was one of the first artists to take part in the pop art movement. He was also the one who let Basquiat enter the New York art scene after SAMO showed him some of his works in a restaurant in SoHo.
Jay-Z’s autobiography cover is a Warhol work as well.
Not only is Jay surrounded by the artwork of Andy Warhol, he’s also surrounded by geniuses, like a lot of people think Warhol was. Basquiat and Andy Warhol were friends and collaborators who hung out together, so like Jean Michael, who Jay claims to be like, Jay is also surrounded by genius friends (i.e. Kanye, Beyonce, and so on).
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