“The Truth” heads to Yankee Stadium in Bronx for an interview with JAY-Z about “Magna Carta, Holy Grail!” In the interview, Jay-Z address his beef with Harry Belafonte! Jay-Z explains dissing Belafonte on Nickles and Dimes.
Harry Belafonte publicly criticized Jay-Z and Beyonce — feeling they’ve “turned their back on social responsibility.”
Jay-Z rapped on, “Magna Carta, Holy Grail”:
I’m just trying to find common ground
‘Fore Mr. Belafonte come and chop a n*gga down
Mr. Day O, major fail
Respect these youngins boy, it’s my time now
Hublot homie two door homie
You don’t know all the sh*t I do for the homies
In the interview with Elliot Wilson, Jay-Z says Belafonte’s comment OFFENDED him. Jay-Z also states to Belafonte, “My presence is charity!”
Check out part 2 below.
Its the battle of the laughs. Before Hov took the field at Yankee Stadium last weekend, YN caught up with him for a special sit-down of The Truth. In the first part, Jay talks about Magna Carta Holy Grail, Samsung deal, and new legends.
In the second segment, Jay discusses sports management, competition, Harry Belafonte, Trayvon Martin, and fatherhood.
(Skip to the 6:45 mark to hear Jay-Z address Belafonte.)