Jay-Z can now join Tilda Swinton and The National in the category of performers-turned-performance artists. To promote his new art-themed album Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay-Z is spending six hours rapping along to his song “Picasso Baby” at the Pace Gallery in New York. The performance art will eventually culminate in a music video for the song, but for now it’s being recorded on Instagram videos and Vines. Jay-Z recently tweeted he will be making “6 pieces of art” as the visuals for his new album. Hopefully the other five pieces will include watching Monty Python And The Holy Grail for six hours, stealing the Magna Carta National Treasure-style, and only communicating via Samsung apps for the next year. [via Gawker]
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