Is Jay-Z Profiting from Occupy Wall Street?
In what surely seems like a a cruel joke, it’s being reported by Business Insider that Jay-Z is going to potentially be profiting off of the Occupy Wall Street protest that has captured the heart of the 99 percent. Through his Rocawear clothing imprint, Jay has plastered the Occupy Wall Street message on a T-shirt that’s currently available for pre-order via the brand’s website. Thus far, there are no plans of distributing any of the earnings from it to the movement that he’s capitalizing off of. As a member of the top 1 percent, it seems like Jay-Z’s 99 problems involve the other 99 percent. What do you guys think, should Jay-Z be profiting from a movement that is looking to expose the disparity between rich and poor?