Remember when someone discovered a purported photo of “Nicolas Cage” from the Civil War era? Well, now it looks like the same thing has happened to Jay-Z.
A photo taken of a Harlem sidewalk in 1939 shows a man who bears a striking resemblance to Beyonce‘s husband. The image came from the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center.
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Of course, it can’t really be Jay-Z since that would mean he’s really more than 100 years old.
But perhaps the man is a relative? After all, the rapper grew up in nearby Brooklyn.
The real Jay-Z:
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