20 People Who Didn’t Know The “Old White Guy” In the Jay-Z Commercial Was Rick Rubin

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06.17.13 59 Comments

There they all stood. Each figure a musical great of this current generation. And, then there was the tall, long-bearded white gentleman who loomed in the scene but looked like Santa Claus on vacation. Who was he? Many fans of rap music quickly recognized Rick Rubin, he of Def Jam creation alongside Russell Simmons, and were in awe to see him gracing the group with his presence.

Then there was another faction of people who had absolutely no idea who Rubin was off facial recognition. Did they hide their unawareness? Of course not. They went straight to social media to get the answers they desired.

Previously – Jay-Z Announces New Album, ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail,’ In Samsung Commercial

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