If you weren”t one of the dozens of New Yorkers and tourists who got a chance to hear Jay Z rap at the Pace Gallery, then you”re in luck.
HBO released a short film about the project, entitled “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film” on Friday night (August 2).
Directed by Mark Romanek, the video takes fans into the Gallery, where for six hours the legendary rapper performed his song “Picasso Baby.”
Describing the similarities between performance art and rap, the proud papa of Blue Ivy explains, “We”re artists. We”re cousins.”, as he hopes to bring the worlds back together, saying, “I try not to have expectations going into a performance.” Check out the entire film below, and see if you can spot cameos by Alan Cumming, Taraji P. Henson, Judd Apatow, Rosie Perez, and more!