US hip-hop star Jay-Z visits a community in Angola suffering from lack of access to safe water. By Anwulika Okafor NEW YORK, USA, 17 November 2006 – Nearly 2 million children die each year due to unsafe water and inadequate sanitation.
People really feel like music is free, but will pay $6 for water. You can drink water free out of the tap and it’s good water. But they’re okay paying for it.
Jay-Z’s Battle for Clean Water. After doing some research he learned that the lack of clean water is a global crisis that blights the lives of millions of people every day. The United Nations estimates that more than 1 billion people do not have access to clean drinking water and more than 2.6 billion live without proper sanitation. “Three
Jay Z Is Singled Out for Saying Water Is ‘Free’. Jay Z, one of the world’s best paid music producers, made the remark in a March interview for a story on the launch of his music streaming service, Tidal. “Water is free. Music is $6 but no one wants to pay for music,” he told the New York Times.
Yes. Jay Z and Kanye West reportedly argued over it. Jay Z said: [There were] no lyrics on “Holy Grail” and I recorded “Oceans” and I played those records for Kanye. And he was like, ‘No
Towards the end of the episode, Gladwell reveals that Rubin eventually played “Walk on Water” for JAY-Z, and Hov helped get Beyoncé on the record. Skylar Grey, who co-produced the record with
Jul 16, 2007 · Jay-Z’s Journey To Africa. He decided on water “because it’s the most basic need.”. MTV film crews followed Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, while he visited children living without clean water in Angola and South Africa during his …
The effort took place in partnership with the UN, as well as MTV, which produced a documentary entitled Diary of Jay-Z: Water for Life, first airing in November 2006. Along with Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jay-Z pledged $1 million to the American Red Cross’ relief effort after Hurricane Katrina.