Jay Z is on the cover of the new issue of the New York Magazine. It's a throwback photo of young Hov for NYMag's annual Yesteryear Issue. It hits newsstands today. The issue examines the the past 100 years of New York pop music. Take a look of the cover above.

UPDATE 3/25 1:15 p.m.: Notorious B.I.G. is also on the cover of the New York Magazine. Other New York artists that's featured in cover story include Run-DMC, LL Cool J, Nas, Nile Rodgers, Afrika Bambaataa, Mary J. Blige, Azealia Banks and 50 Cent. See Biggie's cover photo below