“I can’t see them coming down my eyes, so I got to make the Song Cry”. Story telling at it’s finest by Jay-Z over the track called ‘Song Cry’ off of The Blueprint Album. Story about a past break-up with a beautiful lady from his past. Based off of the lyrics, he had a problem showing emotion. The best way to do so while staying masculine is by making the song cry.
When it comes to Hip-Hop, the art of story telling is important and how many of the earlier greats started. 2 Pac and Biggie also were known for their ability to story tell on the track and did it in a way that was memorable.
Song: Song Cry (2002)
Producer: Just Blaze
Video Director: Sanaa Hamri