UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
Extra Mustard

Historical Photo of Man Who Looked Like Jay-Z Gets Librarians Excited Because it Contains a Man Who Looked Like Jay-Z

Staffers at the New York Public Library got as stoked as librarians can get after unearthing a 1939 photo of a Harlem man who looked just like Jay-Z:

Sid Grossman / New York Public Library Sid Grossman / New York Public Library

Library spokeswoman Adenike Olanrewaju made sure to trumpet the Photoshop-free nature of the snapshot, telling the New York Times, “We’re 100% certain it’s legitimate.” In other words, it's just a photo of some unfortunate gent who never got to experience the joys of courting Geno Smith.

(H/T Andy Newman/NYT Metro)
Promoted Stories
Comments
SI.com

Drag this icon to your bookmark bar.
Then delete your old SI.com bookmark.

SI.com

Click the share icon to bookmark us.