Omar Dubois Puts Call Out To Artists For Jay-Z Book


Vibe | August 31, 2009 - 9:08 am

2009-08-31 - Jay-zNew York based cultural strategist and music editor, Omar Dubois, has announced that he is penning a unique book about rapper Jay-Z, celebrating his illustrious career.

In creation of the book, Dubois is putting out a call to all artists who’d like to participate, by submitting an original piece of art that represents their personal interpretation of Jay-Z’s track, “Hovi Baby.” off The Blueprint 2: The Gift and the Curse.

According to his camp, “Omar is looking for impassioned, raw images that embody how the artist is moved by this track.”

Dubois and art director Mario Hugo will commission 13 original images for this book, while Dubios will select a fourteenth image from submissions to

To participate, join Talenthouse by creating an artist profile, and then submit your work for this “Artist Invite.” The Talenthouse community will then vote on the finalists and Omar will chose the winning image.

Submissions should be in by September 24, with a finalist to be selected on October 24. Requirements: JPEG/GIF format, not to exceed 5MB each. No more than three samples per submission and the comp should be in a landscape format or portrait.