Jay Z’s Decoded Hits Best Sellers List
Decoded, Jay-Z’s groundbreaking reflection on his rhymes, debuted at number three on the hardcover nonfiction list. Jay’s used to selling out stadiums, going multi-platinum, and having heads clamor over his music, so was there any wonder his first literary foray would be anything less than a success?
Since it’s release earlier this month, media outlets have been singing its praises. Entertainment Weekly called Decoded “Shawn Carter’s most honest airing of the experiences he drew on to create the mythic figure of Jay-Z.” And Oprah dubbed it one of her favorite things. With all of the media buzz, Jay-Z’s memoir has quickly becomes one of the most talked about book this season.
Recently, Dream Hampton, co-author and editor of Decoded, spoke with SOHH.com about the book and the genius of Jay-Z’s ability to flip words.
“I think people are going to be surprised at how careful Jay-Z is when they read the book … Read More