Speaking on his book Decoded, Shawn makes a case for rap being poetry. You know, just in case Fox News decides to brings back this topic after Eric Bolling is done making an ass out of himself. OH HAI AURA.
“Some of the things Biggie wrote,” says Jay-Z, “if you take those lyrics and pull them away from music and put them up on the wall, someone will say, ‘This is genius…this is genius work.'”