Following his visit on the Angie Martinez show on Hot 97 yesterday, Jay-Z made his first ever stop on The Breakfast Club on Power 105 this morning to push his new platinum album Magna Carta Holy Grail.
Hov discussed replying to fans on Twitter yesterday, why he thinks the new album is fighting for the fourth in his best albums list, Dame Dash’s financial problems, how he feels about him now, inspirations, secret behind his longevity, 50 Cent’s wave, why signing Lil Wayne didn’t work out back in the day, new sports management venture, Kanye’s growth over the years, thoughts on Yeezus, critics writing reviews 24 hours after an album is released, whether he would make a joint album with Nas (the answer is no), Samsung app breaking upon the album release, why Just Blaze wasn’t involved with the album and much more. Watch the two part interview below.
“I told everyone, Bleek & all, flood the music because 50 Cent is coming. 4 months later, ‘In da Club’ hits and it was over.”