Also known as Jay Z, Shawn Carter is a trendy contemporary musical and one of the figures featuring the entertainment landscape of our times, having released 12 rap albums throughout his career. With a passion for rap, but also for fashion ever since his childhood, he began writing his own songs and producing them back in the 1990s. In 1991, he made a duet with Foxy Brown and in 1992, he created his own clothing line, Rocawear, which became almost instantly successful. Still passionate about rap, Jay Z decided to start his own label Rock-A-Fella, and released an album which earned him an immediate success. His sound financial investments made him the wealthiest rapper in the world. In 2009, Jay Z won the MTV Music Award for best hip-hop artist of the year and in 2013, he produced the soundtrack of Baz Lurhmann’s “The Great Gatsby”.
This is the society icon Hublot decided to dedicate one of its recent watch models, after the famous rapper already included the brand’s products in one of his songs back in 2011. After his song “Otis” praised the quality and design of Hublot watches, the time pieces manufacturer comes to pay a tribute to one of the contemporary society’s most iconic personalities.
Hublot Classic Fusion Shawn Carter was launched last year, in autumn in a limited edition known among this industry’s experts and fans as Shawn Carter by Hublot. Hublot Classic Fusion Shawn Carter has two versions, one in black ceramic and one in 18 karat yellow gold. Using the model of the already known Classic Fusion collection of the brand, Hublot Classic Fusion Shawn Carter brings new air into this luxury brand’s products with a modern and elegant Hublot HUB1300 manually wound movement that features a power reserve that can keep the watch functioning up to 90 hours.
Despite having amazing technical features, Hublot Classic Fusion Shawn Carter has a slim design. Without being too bulky, it looks rather bold on the wearer’s wrist and does not run the risk of going unnoticed. The dial features the regular three handles with a seconds dial. The perfect fit for a trendy man, Hublot Classic Fusion Shawn Carter is a fashion accessory as much as a time piece. While its HUB1300 movement ensures this time measuring device’s precision, the neat design makes it modern and adapted to our world. As it is a tribute to a rap singer, it had to be created in such a way that it is timely adequate and fashion suitable with nowadays times. A piece that will remain a classic, Hublot Classic Fusion Shawn Carter was issued in 250 items only.