Thursday, June 10, 2010

What A Close Up, Jay-Z Covers Rolling Stone

Jay-Z aka the "King Of America" and his huge lips cover Rolling Stone Magazine's latest issue, which is on stands now. In the issue, Jay speaks on the challenges of being President of Def Jam and how Beyonce likes things her way. Really doe?

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While Jay is notoriously private about his life with wife BeyoncĂ©, Binelli gets the rapper to let down his guard, and Jay reveals his superstar better half vetoed a piece of artwork he’d bought for their 8,000-square-foot Tribeca penthouse. The black-and-white Laurie Simmons photograph in question depicted “a noirishly lit pistol with a pair of women’s legs emerging from the handle… BeyoncĂ© sent it back and had it replaced with a similar Simmons piece, only depicting a perfume bottle instead of a gun.” Binelli also encourages Jay to open up about his biggest challenges as president of Def Jam (the most frustrating meeting? “Honestly? All of them”) and his one and only experience in therapy, when as Binelli writes, “The psychiatrist gave him tea that made him sleepy and asked him questions like, ‘Who are your best friends?’ “

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