JAY-Z’s “Beach Chair” Set the Stage for the Second Act of His Career
“Beach Chair” was the moment JAY-Z finally let go of his youth, marking his journey into the philosophical elder statesman we celebrate today.
Thomas Hobbs is a London-based pop culture writer, who loves 2Pac and Little Brother just as much as 1960's psychedelia and Radiohead's Kid A. His past bylines include: Pitchfork, The Guardian, The i, Dazed, VICE, Noisey, Time Out, Little White Lies, Okayplayer, Crack, and New Statesman. You can find him on Twitter here.