Justin Timberlake on Jay-Z: 'He's Not the Guy He is on Stage'
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.14.2013
Timberlake speaks on musicians adopting personas...
The NY Times recently interviewed Justin Timberlake on his upcoming role in the movie Inside Llewyn Davis. Timberlake spoke about all musicians being able to "act."
Justin Timberlake discussed the transition by songwriter Robert Zimmerman into folk legend Bob Dylan. He also talked about adopting his own persona that he plays in public and added that a lot of musicians do so as well, such as his friend Jay-Z. Timberlake stated, "I try to talk to people about how much acting goes into music, how much of a character goes into what you put on stage. You ever sit down with Jay? He's not the guy he is on stage. I'm not the guy I am on stage. I am a performer. It's an elevated idea."