poem, I mean song that I am using for this project is “Coming of Age” by Jay-Z featuring Memphis Bleek. “Coming of Age” is one of my favorite songs from Jay-Z’s classic album, “Reasonable Doubt”. ”Coming of Age” is a song about how a head honcho of the streets (Jay-Z) is commissioning a young lad to come and join his ranks. The basic idea of this song is how the streets in the ‘hood’ and the people who inhabit of New York operate. It is often an idea many cannot grasp due to the fact that they are not familiar to the ways of the street.
I plan to incorporate this idea into my digital essay by capturing a modern day reenactment of what goes on in the song “Coming of Age”. And if one does not know the song, you can listen below