JAY-Z is Dedicated to "The Story Of O. J." Colin Kaepernick & Dick Gregory

HipHop News Posted on September 16, 2017 at 3:36am

JAY-Z is Dedicated to "The Story Of O. J." Colin Kaepernick & Dick Gregory

Looking out for his fellow man.

Queens, NY – JAY-Z title of the first of two nights at the Meadows Music & Arts Festival in Queens, New York on Friday (September 15). As he ran through his interpretation of the vintage Cars, and new tracks from the 4:44, he paused for a moment before giving a start to "The Story of O. J." to pay tribute to both Colin Kaepernick and the deceased comedian and activist Dick Gregory.

"I want to dedicate this song to Colin Kaepernick tonight," Hov said. "I want to dedicate this to Dick Gregory. I want to dedicate this song to someone that was withheld and overcame."

Jay Z dedicated his song to #ColinKaepernick #DickGregory during the performance at the #MeadowsMusicFestival #JayZ #Rocnation #LoudGenius #DJ #djlife #entrepreneur #marketing #branding #consultant #lifegoals #achieved #comedy #sports #news #newmusic #tourdates #music #concerts #tours #shows #artist #musicproducer #success #goals

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During its 90 minutes, the Hip-Hop titan also brought the reggae icon Damian Marley, who performed their collaboration 4:44 cut, "Bam." Also dove into his extensive catalog of songs like "Niggas in Paris" (minus Kanye West) "Big Pimpin" and "Empire State of Mind".

Bam -> Jamrock #marley #jayz #theMeadows

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Shortly after the June 30 release of 4:44, Hov dropped a video for "The Story of O. J.," and shared the video of footnotes for the song, which explains the concept.

"We as black people, because we never had anything, which is understandable — we get to a place and we just think that we separate ourselves from the culture," JAY said in the video. "As the place of O. J. will come to a space where he's like, 'I'm not black, I'm O. J.' As Tiger Woods arrives to a space and think, " I'm over the culture." That same person when you are playing the golf course and play great, you a

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