Jay-Z explains new song for ObamaJanuary 23rd, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Rapper Jay-Z explained the meaning of the new song he sang at the pre-inauguration ball of the 44th US President Barack Obama recently.Ananova.com reports that Jay-Z sang “History” before he attended US president Barack Obama’s inauguration on Tuesday.
He said: “The ‘History’ record is really about - once again - making history. I use different words as if they were women: ‘Success. I met success and success was a sister of defeat’.
“If you listen to the record it’s pretty much talking about trying to find victory, victory being a woman. So me and victory can make a kid - the kid being history and then history tells your legacy.”