Jay Z takes on the war on drugs in new short film that he is narrating…. Jay a former dealer himself had a major part to play in this short film…
Jay Z writes and narrates an artful short film entitled “The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail,” which debuted via The New York Times.
Featuring illustrations by Molly Crabapple, the piece is produced and directed by Jim Batt and Kim Boekbinder. It is also produced by Dream Hampton.
“Rates of drug use are as high as they were when [President] Nixon declared this so-called war on drugs in 1971.” “Forty-five years later, it’s time to rethink our policies and laws. The war on drugs is an epic fail.” explains Hov.
The film already has big fans, including John Legend, who backed the project on Twitter.
Watch “The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail” below.