Jay-Z confirms The Black Album is his last and announces the kick-off concert of his tour at NYC’s Madison Square Garden on November 25.
Funkmaster Flex is spinning back-to-back Hov classics overlooking the ice rink at Madison Square Garden. The Garden Vision screens Jigga videos. Suddenly, the volume gets low and a montage of important athletes and moments flash above, highlighting the magic of Madison Square Garden. Dr. Benjamin Chavis, founder of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) introduces Jay-Z and Russell Simmons, one of the main funders of the HSAN. Memphis Bleek follows Jay. Reverend Run is right behind Russell. After praising Jay for releasing 9 consecutive Platinum-plus albums, selling over 20 million units and being nominated and winning Grammy