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Artist talks Jay Z sculpture

Posted November 26th, 2013 @ 10:09am

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Sculptor Daniel Edwards is opening about his Jay Z-inspired sculpture "Jay Z Cares and Shares," which features the emcee flanked by a number of Care Bears. 

In an interview with, Edwards explains that he created the sculpture to support Jay Z amid calls for him to break ties with Barneys New York after allegations the luxury department store racially profiled an African-American customer. 

Daniel says that Jay was "victimized" by people who demanded him to call off plans for a holiday clothing line at Barneys. 

He also points out that Jay was the only person pressured to cut ties with Barneys over the profiling accusations. 

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