AceShowbiz - %cJay-Z% continues to inspire. The music mogul has released a video which finds him reading a poem titled "Dream. On." The clip serves as a teaser of his upcoming headlining set at Budweiser's Made in America Festival. The visuals is filled with vintage vibes as it acts as a time capsule for June 1983, back when Jigga was just 13 years old.
The clip features images, including peeled wallpaper, dusty vinyls, old tape recorder, boomboxes and paper planes, taken from 5C, an apartment the rapper grew up in at Marcy Houses in Brooklyn. The husband of %cBeyonce Knowles% chronicles his childhood and talks about the importance of dreaming while those images appear.
"My vision was big enough to get me out of the space," he spits. "I wanted to pass how far I see/ I wondered, could a kid from Mars see a kid from Marcy?/ For things that are seen are temperal/ The most beautiful things are invisible."
"Dream. On." video will play at the beginning of Jay-Z's set at Made in America fest, which takes place September 2 and 3 in Philadelphia. Besides the rapper, the performer lineup includes %cJ. Cole%, %cThe Chainsmokers%, %cSolange Knowles% and %cMigos%.
Jigga just released his latest album "4:44" in June. The rapper addressed his feud, marriage, childhood among other things on the effort, which has garnered many critical acclaims. "This album has a lot of topics and that's why it had to be so short and condensed," he recently shared. "It's so dense with subject matter if it was longer you wouldn't be able to take it, it would wear you out."
After headlining several music festivals, Jay-Z is set to embark on North American tour in support of his latest album "4:44". He will kick off the 31-city trek in Anaheim, California on October 27 and wrap it up in Los Angeles on December 21.