Watch: Jay-Z Talks To The Breakfast Club For The First Time


This is certainly a doozy of an interview. For the first time ever, Jay-Z graced the presence of The Breakfast Club for an in-depth conversation that lasted over an hour. DJ Envy, Charlamagne Tha God, and Angela Yee held their own as Hov poured out the quotables. Watch the full interview and stay tuned for our roundup of the best quotes.

– How can he be a Cowboys fan in NYC
– Magna Carta Holy Grail fighting for 4th best album
– Inspired by artists now
– CEO’s rapping
– Artist he signed that he is most proud of
– Memphis Bleek
– What does he think of Yeezus
– Corporate sponsorships
– Critics
– Consuming music too fast
– Lyrics
– Being in a room with Nas
– Dodging phone calls from Jadakiss
– Samsung deal and how the app worked
– Black hippie movement
– State of NY hip hop
– Has fatherhood changed him


– Barclays Center seats
– Damon Dash
– Worst signing at Roc-A-Fella
– Knowing he was going to be here back then
– Signing Lil Wayne and insult towards Beyonce
– If Biggie was here Jay-Z wouldn’t be
– Sports Management
– Leaving Def Jam as President
– Watching tv shows
– Linking back up with Timbaland
– Roc-A-Fella reunion
– Working with Justin Timberlake
– Discussing Young Chris
– Reaching out to Robert DeNiro
– Rumors and Beyonce pregnancy
– Thoughts on going back to Bed-Stuy and Marcy Projects
– Laughing at Kanye hitting the sign and Charlamagne running from attackers