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Jay-Z took a moment during last night’s Home & Home tour finale at Yankee Stadium to acknowledge Kool Herc, the father of hip-hop.

With all this recent talk of young acts “paying homage” to the people that paved the way, it’s good to see a veteran like Jay-Z actually doing it in front of thousands and thousands of people for someone that paved the way for him!

“Kool Herc ain’t never seen a royalty check!” — Black Thought of The Roots

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