Jay-Z on the Difficulty of Staying True to Oneself

Aired on 10/11/2015 | CC tv-14
Jay-Z initially broke into the music industry because of his talent as a rapper, but his career didn't stop there. The ambitious musician went on to become a songwriter and record producer, eventually transforming himself into one of the most successful music entrepreneurs in the country. For this hip-hop mogul, the key was always to stay true to himself, even in the face of the enormous pressure from industry executives around him.

Jay-Z puts it this way: "Belief in oneself and knowing who you are—I mean, that's the foundation of everything great."