Date: June 2008
What Happened? During his appearance on Jonathan Ross, Jay explained his affinity for Damien Hirst and spoke about how his lyric “I’m trying to beat life, ‘cause I can’t cheat death” from the song “Pray” inspired Damien Hirst to make him a painting.
Complex says: We’re not exactly keeping score, but having Damien Hirst craft you a one-of-one is a huge win in our book. It’s also proof that even if some fans question Jigga’s art expertise, the actual artists respect him and his work as much as he does theirs.