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Jay-Z bought one of well-known Chicagoan's paintings for $20,000

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Chicago artist Hebru Brantley had one of his paintings, called "Everyones Scared," picked up by Jay-Z for $20,000.

The very large scale portrait was sold at the Art Basel show in Miami.

Jay wasn't the only hip-hop star to do some spending at Basel last week. Rick Ross went home with a Richard Mosse photograph, Diddy took back an Ivan Navarro sculpture and Usher bought a Louis Vuitton waffle maker, Huffington Post reported.

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