Watch: Mike Muse Breaks Down Jay Z’s ‘Picasso Baby’


/ August 2, 2013

CEO of Muse Recordings and art connoisseur, Mike Muse sat down with Arise TV to reveal the underlying message within Jay Z’s “Picasso Baby” track, right in time for tonight’s visual debut.

Muse highlights the historical connection between art and hip hop, and the innovative creations it can lead to, providing examples of Kanye West’s implementation of ballerinas in his videos and Swizz Beats’ partnership with Adidas.

In preparation for the premier of “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film” at 11 p.m. on HBO (August 2), check out Muse’s insightful interview above.