Jay-Z's 'Picasso Baby' Art Performance Trailer Released – Video

29 July 2013, 13:54

The '99 Problems' rapper was seen performing the track for six hours at a New York gallery earlier this month.

A theatrical trailer has been released for Jay-Z's upcoming HBO project 'Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film'.

The US star was seen performing the track for six hours at a New York gallery earlier this month with fans posting Vine's of the day on Twitter.

It was first suggested the performance would be used for the video to the track, however, it will now take place in the HBO special on 2nd August.

"Rap is thinking out loud, and you're putting your fears and your vulnerabilities and your insecurities to music," explains the rapper in the preview. "Concerts are pretty much performance art, and a smaller venue is a bit more intimate, so you feel the energy of the people."

Watch Jay-Z's 'Picasso Baby' trailer below:

The track is taken from his latest studio album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' – which was unveiled on 4th July in the form of a special app.

Jay was also seen this week following an apparently meeting with new parents Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.

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