They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and this one speaks for itself! Although no details on what exactly these 4 artists are working on, the fact that they are in the studio together makes my heart skip a beat! Nothing can come from this but sheer epicness (yes I made that word up). Stay tuned to see what these four legends have up their sleeves in the near future.
“Life is crazy. I [wound] up paying more money to baby mommas than what some of my rap brothers and sistren make,” he said. “I’ve always been away from too much limelight and that right there put me in your… No one’s exempt from people probing into your life once you get into the game. So it put a lot of my business out there, man. It was like, people weren’t thinking I was making that kind of money, and now they knew.
“I was always low key with it in a lot of ways. It was hard with people being all in your business, and it was just ugly. Divorce can be crazy,” he continued, offering some advice for married couples. “Man, if you’re happy… Love is a beast, man. Hold on. Be prepared for any way it may go, and be honest.”
[Props to HipHopDX for story]
The concert benefited The United Way of New York and The Shawn Carter Foundation with proceeds going towards raising awareness on the low graduation rates in the NYC school system, battling poverty, and helping make college a reality for low-income students [Tickets ranged from $150 to $1500].
Throughout out his performance, he floated over classic tracks and even brought out guest performers, Alicia Keys and Nas. What was impressing is that Hov brought his OWN RocNation Band, DJ and Orchestra!!! [Yeaaaa his money long!]
This also marked the first time ever that he performed his “Glory” song on stage [in honor of his new baby girl]. Following the track and hearing baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter cries at the end, both Hov and the crowd had a moment of silence:
“My greatest creation was Blue…Man, that was tough. I didn’t think I was gonna make it through that one.”
Check out the photo gallery and some video performances from the event below! Kudos to Necole Bitchie for the photos…