Jay Z Purchases Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Mecca” for $4.5M

An anonymous buyer of Basquiat’s “Mecca” piece, an acrylic and oil-stick painting.

Valued from $4 – 6 Million, you could say Mr. Carter made off pretty well with this Basquiat piece, who Jay has revered in his music for many years. “Mecca” was made in 1982. Jean-Michel Basquiat passed away in 1988 from a heroin overdose. View the painting below:

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