Many consider Jay-Z as one of the most legendary rappers in the Hip-Hop world and there are many good reasons for that. On top of his musical prowess, Hov is also a smart businessman and is worth over a billion dollars for good reason. He also realizes that people love to gamble.

As reported earlier, Right after LL Cool J got his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Jay-Z also followed suit. The legendary artist was inducted by former president Barack Obama and Dave Chappelle.

Pharrell Williams is certainly well aware of how Jay-Z goes about his work as Williams has worked with Jay-Z numerous times over the past two decades including “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me),” “Excuse Me Miss” and “Change Clothes.

While speaking on The FADER Uncovered podcast, Pharrell Williams talked about Jay-Z’s creative process when it comes to producing music and revealed an amazing fact about it.

JAY-Z is another one — people don’t realize that. He’s one of us,” he said. “He’s not good because he’s just made good records. No! He’s really a character. He’s an odd guy. When you have a conversation with him, it’s not a regular conversation.

When he writes, he’s just sitting there mumbling to himself — in falsetto, by the way,” he explained. “Yo, when he writes a rhyme, he doesn’t go, ‘[tough voice] Chyea! When the Remy’s in the system’ — he doesn’t do that.

He goes, ‘[falsetto voice] Yo, yo, when the Remy’s in the system/Ain’t no telling will I fuck ’em? Will I diss ’em?/That’s what they be yellin’/I’m a pimp by blood.’ And he taps you on the shoulder and takes it back again. He writes in falsetto.”

That’s odd and different and weird and amazing! And makes him a character … I gotta ask him why he does that, I don’t know why he does it. But he’s always done that.”

Jay-Z will continue to shine in any field he works in and his perfectionism is exactly why he succeeds in evening he does.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet has been a massive fan of professional wrestling for over 22 years, since the early days of the Monday Night Wars. Aside from wrestling, he also is into TV shows, movies, Anime, novels and a lot of music.

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