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New Video Short for JAY-Z’s “The Story of O.J.” Shows Kendrick Lamar, Chris Rock, More Discussing Racism

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Jay-Z attends 2017 Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch at Owlwood Estate on February 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Roc Nation)

JAY-Z’s album 4:44 dropped a few days ago, and now, he’s released a new 8-minute clip via Tidal that explains “The Story of O.J.,” an animated music video from the album. It’s labelled as a “4:44 short,” titled “Footnotes for ‘The Story of O.J.'” In the video, Kendrick Lamar, Will Smith, Mahershala Ali, Chris Rock, Michael Che, Michael B. Jordan, Van Jones and Trevor Noah discuss racism in America and the benefits of fame and success for black men. “Fame is the greatest gift God can give a black man,” says Rock.

Check out the full video below and read our review of the album here.