The Half-Education of Jay-Z


When I first heard Jay-Z’s new album “4:44,” I was like, “Yes! Jay-Z is back! Finally!!!” From the first track until the last, I was captivated by his no-nonsense humor and honest self-reflection.

Jay-Z opens his album with a song called, “Kill Jay-Z.” It’s like he knows that before he can get into the album, he has to address his infidelity to the incomparable Queen B, Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter.

So, after a long period of silence, Jay-Z speaks. However, his words aren’t addressed to us or even to Beyonce. Instead, he addresses his own soul and calls himself to die. …Read More.