The Story Of O.J: Footnotes

‘What I put in my head was gonna create my life, so I knew really young that if I thought of myself as somehow less than somebody else I was gonna build a life that was less.’ 


If you haven’t heard the buzz on the street. Jay-Z has released his 13th studio album ‘4:44’ and it is pure fire!!! He has graced us with the visuals for ‘The Story of OJ’. A strong and compelling song inspired by fame, and the price of fame within the black community. ‘I’m not black I’m OJ… okay’


Titled ‘Footnotes for The Story of O.J’ black celebrities spanning from actors, comedians and news reporters, explain individually what it means to be famous and black. Some of the celebs inclduded in the video short are, Chris Rock, Michael B. Jordan, Will Smith, Mahershala Ali and Van Jones all share their experiences to camera. Chris Rock goes on to say ‘Fame is the greatest gift to a black man’.


Have a look for yourself and let us know what you think.







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