Posted by Robert
Rap News Network
9/24/2003 9:33:08 PM
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Yesterday afternoon, Jay-Z and Russell Simmons held a press conference at madison Square Garden, to make 2 big announcement, the first one is that Jay-Z aka jigga aka S. Carter will retire from the rap game, his new album "the black LP" in stores Nov. 24th 2003 will be his final LP of Jigga's great career.
Second, Jigga and Def jam founder Russell Simmons will throw a benefit concert on November 25th 2003, the day after Jigga's album release at the world most famous arena (MSG) that will be Jay-z's final performance in New York, the Proceeds from the Show will go to Russell simmons's hiphop summit Action network, and the Shawn Carter Scholarship fund.
Jay will have his own book out, called "Black book" is a autobiography of Jay-Z's life and career, From the hard times of Marcy projects in Brooklyn to his Successful rap career with Rocafella, The book will be ready sometimes next year.
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