For some reason, New York Magazine has taken it upon themselves to compare two figures that one would think have nothing really in common—Jay-Z and George Washington.
I haven't had a chance to read Jigga's latest book, Decoded, yet, but apparently it reveals the hidden similarities of two men from very different times.
Daily Intel’s blogging, “to consider how these mythic lives from opposite ends of the American experiment—the eighteenth-century father of our country and the 21st-century hustler-tycoon; the author of the song “Dead Presidents” and our most famous actual dead president. It turns out that their stories, placed side by side, resonate more deeply than one might expect. They were ambitious, scrappy, and self-educated—a liability in some settings, but also often an advantage."
Very interesting read if you've got a couple of minutes to spare on Cyber Monday