The New York Public Library has unearthed what seems to be proof that Jay-Z either is or will one day be rich enough to afford a time machine. It’s also possible that he is a vampire.

The curator of the  Schomburg Center for Research In Black Culture stumbled upon a photograph taken by Sid Grossman in 1939 entitled, “Harlem Loiterers”.  Take a look at this photo:



“We’re 100 percent certain it’s legitimate,” Adenike Olanrewaju, a library spokeswoman, said. The photo has not been touched up in any way, shape, or form.

Here’s a look at the “mystery man” and Jay-Z side by side:



Creepy, right? Maybe now he can go back in time and save Biggie.


[NY Times]