… campaign, Beyoncé and Jay-Z were met with widespread criticism from fans, critics, and the media. The general consensus regarding Beyoncé is that while she is the first Black woman to wear the diamond, she has chosen to attach herself to a corporation founded on slave labor. The general criticism toward Jay-Z is as a recording artist from Brooklyn (just like Basquiat), he should have known the purchase of this painting for a campaign promotion unrelated to the painting, would not sit right with this Brooklyn native if he were alive.
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A spectacular own goal from the Carters.