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Jay-z Makes An Amazing ‘La La Land’/’Moonlight’ Oscar Fail Reference on Standout ‘4:44’ Track

Jay-z Makes An Amazing ‘La La Land’/’Moonlight’ Oscar Fail Reference on Standout ‘4:44’ Track

Jay-z is back in the music spotlight with the release of “4:44,” his thirteenth studio album that finds him more vulnerable than he’s ever been. Amongst tracks in which he talks about his martial strife with Beyonce and admits to womanizing, the Brooklyn rapper builds an entire song around the infamous “La La Land”/”Moonlight” Best Picture screw up that was the talk of the Oscars this year.

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The eighth song on the 10-track album is called “Moonlight,” and it includes the hook: “We stuck in La La Land/ Even when we win, we gon’ lose/ We got the same fuckin’ flows/ I don’t know who is who.” Speaking with iHeart Radio following the album’s release, the rapper confirmed both the title and the hook was a reference to the infamous Best Picture gaffe.

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