Try this on for hypocrisy: Hip-hopper Kanye West, who attended an Occupy Wall Street rally in October, 2011, just gave rap superstar Jay-Z a $34,000 skull covered in 24-karat gold and red topaz gemstones. West even hired a private jet for delivery of the hand-finished gift from Lions & Sons featuring 1,680 star-cut red topaz gemstones. And he supports the down-with-the-rich Occupy movement?
Of course. And there’s no more deserving recipient of West’s largesse than the downtrodden Jay-Z, who owns his own record label and partial ownership of the New Jersey Nets.
This is the same Jay-Z who, after his T-shirt business “Occupy Wall Streets” drew a firestorm of criticism.
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