Nov 16 2010
Jay-Z holding Decoded at the New York Public Library

Jay-Z Talks Decoded with Cornel West @ The New York Public Library

Last night, Jay-Z sat down with Cornel West at the New York Public Library to promote his book Decoded. In Decoded Jay-Z explains the thinking behind some of his hit records and events in his life. Call it a memoir. He doesn’t like to. The New York Public Library host who introduced Jay-Z said Decoded is one of “the most extraordinary books I have read in the last decade.” That’s a hefty statement. I’ll have to pick up a copy to find out how true it is.

The talk with Cornel West lasted for over an hour. That’s the intro/appetizer clip below, click the full program link (bottom right) on the video for the entree.

Decoded: Jay-Z in Conversation with Cornel West from The New York Public Library on

☼ What's Your Opinion? ☼

1 ms.babyphat Mon, Nov 29, 2010 - 12:23 am

oh if was in new i would be happy but im am not.

2 truthfully sexii Wed, Dec 01, 2010 - 9:20 am

beyonce is so pretty ... she can do better tho .

3 starlise Mon, Jan 03, 2011 - 9:27 pm

u ugly so stop tryin 2 get my girl prego and                           ps u not the dady         lol

4 ttff Wed, Jan 26, 2011 - 1:20 am

I know we women have lots of standards to pick up a man, and there’s one website that can almost meet all our different demands: ~~~my sisiter told me this; it worked for her, it worked for me; and i’m sure it’s gonna work for u, buddy!!

5 kayla Thu, Jan 27, 2011 - 8:59 pm

u ugly look at ur nose and my grandma look better then u

6 Robey Tue, Feb 22, 2011 - 11:14 pm

What this dude needs to talk about is how lucky he is to have Beyonce.

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