‘The Ebook of Clarence’ To Function New Music From JAY-Z

From visionary filmmaker Jeymes Samuel, The Ebook of Clarence is a daring new tackle the timeless Biblical-era epic. The movie will function new music by JAY-Z, Jeymes Samuel, and extra. To rejoice the information, JAY-Z re-joined Instagram. JAY-Z additionally serves as a producer on the movie.

Streetwise however down-on-his-luck, Clarence (LaKeith Stanfield) is struggling to discover a higher life for his household, whereas preventing to free himself of debt. Captivated by the facility and glory of the rising Messiah and His apostles, he dangers the whole lot to carve his personal path to a divine life, and finally discovers that the redemptive energy of perception could also be his solely means out.

Final month, Roc Nation unveiled The Ebook Of HOV, an immersive exhibit at Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Department that pays homage to Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter’s iconic profession, unprecedented cultural contributions, and illustrious legacy.

The one-of-a-kind exhibit—which will likely be open for a restricted time to the general public—is a tribute to Carter’s international affect as a musician, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and disruptor. It was additionally constructed as a shock to Carter and as a celebration for each his hometown of Brooklyn and the broader hip-hop group the world over.

Together with The Ebook of HOV, Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) and Roc Nation joined forces to create 13 limited-edition library playing cards, every that includes artwork from an iconic JAY-Z album—from Affordable Doubt to 4:44. Guests can gather all 13 playing cards, out there completely at Central Library and Marcy Library starting immediately, and at library branches throughout the borough.

The immersive expertise contains iconic artifacts, awards, uncommon images, legendary journal covers, and extra that span 27 years since Carter launched his illustrious debut album, Affordable Doubt, in 1996. The purpose of your complete show is to showcase an enlightening and academic look into Carter’s ascension from the Marcy Tasks in Brooklyn, N.Y. to a world phenomenon.

Take heed to the most effective of Jay-Z on Apple Music and Spotify.