Moe Abdou of 33voices interview Zack O’Malley Greenburg
Empire State of Mind
Jay-Z is more than a brand, or a hip-hop artist, above all, he’s one of the most extraordinary entrepreneurs of a defining generation. His name has become synonymous with the ‘American dream’ and his lyrics inspire you to believe that you, too can get there – ‘How you get so fly? From not being afraid to fall out the sky.’ As with all entrepreneurs, his rise to the top had it’s missteps, but to him, they were ‘valuable lessons’ that even out in the end. As a fan, I admire the person and what he stands for and I’m particularly inspired by the company he keeps – Warren Buffet, Steve Forbes and Oprah. Few have captured the legend of Jay-z like Forbes columnist, Zack O’Malley Greenburg. In Empire State Of Mind: How Jay-Z Went From Street Corner To Corner Office, Zack gives you a rare inside glimpse at the making of an empire – here’s a preview…..