Jay-Z Covers TIME Magazine’s 100 Influential People, Article Written By Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Blog : April 18th, 2013

Jay Z Time Magazine cover

Days after Jay-Z and his wife, Beyonce were deemed music’s first billionaire couple, TIME Magazine places Jay-Z on the cover of the magazine’s landed 100 most influential people list.

Mr. Shawn Carter is joined by a vast array worthy entrants including North Korean supreme leader Kim Jon Un, Frank Ocean, his pals Barack and Michelle Obama as well as his own wife among others. This is the second inclusion on the list for the boy who grew from Marcy Projects with 2005 being the only other year.

Proving he has admirers in the highest of places, Jay’s TIME magazine article was written by none other than New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg. The 108th NYC mayor mentioned Jay-Z’s perseverance, business acumen and hometown loyalty in the concise article:

He’s an artist-entrepreneur who stands at the center of culture and commerce in 21st century Amereica and his influence stretches across races, religions and regions.

Check out the entire list at Time Magazine 100’s website and see below for the cover:

Jay Z Time Magazine Cover

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