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A Rare Glimpse Into Rapper Jay Z's Creative Process

Yasha Wallin

It's not often that the public is privy to what happens behind the scenes when some of the world's most inspiring artists create. On Saturday night, however, Jay-Z released a video showing the prolific rapper, and a crew of his famous cohorts including Pharrell, Swizz Beatz, and producers Timbaland, and Rick Rubin, working on Jay's upcoming album "Magna Carta Holy Grail." It's a rare, intimate glimpse into the making of an album, and could also be seen as an homage to collaboration.

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    • Andrew Volk

      Ha. Samsung stayed behind the scenes for 98% of it. I'm good with that.