Jay-Z, always an advocate for his team the Brooklyn Nets, lists the top five coolest things about the team.
Jay-Z is co-owner of the Brooklyn Nets, and after the team beat the NY Knicks the other week, he took to his often neglected Twitter account to announce that "the city isÂ under new management." The game took place at the Barclays Center, which Hov also helped to re-open after it's renovations.Â
Now GQ has talked to Hov about his favorite team running NYC,Â and got him to list the five coolest things about the Brooklyn Nets.
Â Read his top five below, which includes a shoutout to himself.
The jerseys:Â "All-black everything! And the letteringâthe typography reminds you of the old subway. It's classic."
The court:Â "It's herringbone, which is crazy. In fact, the NBA fought me on it. They said if it gets shot on TV, the lines will mess up the screen. I'm like, this ain't 1988âwe've got HD. We ended up taking it to the old arena in New Jersey to test it."
Barclays Center:Â "It's beautiful, amazing, really well-done. It's just classy. It's still an arena, so there's only so much you can do. But for an arena, it's actually really beautiful."
Brooklyn:Â "Well, Brooklyn is cool; that's like the definition. There's nothing on earth cooler than Brooklyn."
Jay-Z:Â "Me? Ha, I am Brooklyn."