For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past two weeks, Jay-Z just dropped a new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, which is the rapper’s twelfth studio album.
The official release date for the physical copy is July 9, but digital copies were available for pretty much anyone with a Samsung Galaxy S smartphone starting on July 4. By now, you’ve probably heard the album and if you have, you’ll notice that Hov is flashier than ever.
From Basquiat and Picasso art talk, to slick lines about how rocking a Tom Ford suit is way better than popping molly, Jay-Z has really taken it upon himself to show us all exactly what the good life is truly all about. Jay-Z clearly has it as he’s stated time and time again in his record with Rick Ross “F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt.”
Don’t worry, though, you can have it too. You might already have it — whatever “it” is. Here are the 15 ways you know you got it according to Magna Carta Holy Grail.
You don’t bop, you do the money dance. – “F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt” (Fast forward the video below to about 1:20)
You drink Bordeauxs and Burgundies. – “Tom Ford”
Your boat is docked outside of Hermes. – “Oceans”
You have a Lamborghini Countach. – “F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt”
You have a yellow Basquiat in your kitchen corner. – “Picasso”
You know all about going out, heading west and Maybach TVs all up in the headrest. – “BBC”
You park two twin Bugattis outside of Art Basel. – “Picasso”
You buy bucket after bucket. – “Beach Is Better”
Your black card goes hard when you’re shopping. – “Oceans”
You have a Picasso in your castle. – “Picasso”
You’re at a villa in Venice sipping pinot grigio. – “F*ckWithMeYouKnowIGotIt”
You start out at The Darby and end up at 1Oak after leaving the house with 100-grand and ending up damn near broke. – “Beach Is Better”
You’re on a white boat wearing a white robe off the Ivory coast. – “Oceans”
You don’t pop molly, you rock Tom Ford. – “Tom Ford”
Anthony is a New York-based writer and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a passion for exploring the cooler things in life. Always eager to inform, Anthony is the lifestyle editor at Elite Daily and is knowledgeable about pretty much anything within the walls of awesomeness: from the latest Lamborghini, to the most absurd burgers around. He also enjoys spontaneous skateboarding sessions on New York City's Upper East Side. Much like writing, it's what keeps the guy alive.
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