He’s come from the bottom to the top, and Jay Z is proud.
So much so, Hova doesn’t mind going back to his Brooklyn roots on 560 State Street, albeit now in a Maybach, to never forget where he’s from. Such is the setting in one scene from Made In America.
Made in America is a forthcoming concert documentary directed by Ron Howard – his first documentary – and focuses on Jay Z‘s yearly festival, organized in conjunction with Budweiser, now in its third year. (The movie focuses on the 2013 edition.)
“Made In America” features interviews with Jay, Janelle Monae, Rita Ora, Darryl McDaniels and Joseph Simmons of Run-D.M.C., who reunited for the festival. Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Passion Pit and Jill Scott are also featured.
In this exclusive clip, Jay Z reminisces about the first time he moved into his infamous apartment and “stash spot,” 560 State Street, outside of the Marcy Projects in Brooklyn, where he initially grew up, and how he’s now able to see that apartment building from the lounge at the Barclays Center.
How sweet is life for Jay Z.
Watch the trailer here!