Jay Z Talks Social Issues & Harry Belafonte Criticism on ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’

Right before his latest video, "Picasso Baby" premiered on HBO, Jay Z stopped by the network's Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday night. Hov and Mayer politic through a range of subjects that include social issues, the recent criticism from Harry Belafonte, his Magna Carta… Holy Grail album, as well as President Obama's role in inducting him into the Rock and Roll Half of Fame.

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  • ghsdfjfh

    crime is at an all time low? no shit. a huge chunk of the population (aka babyboomers) who used to commit all the crimes are now in nursing homes. dont look at the number of crimes committed but rather the ratio between # people who commit crimes and # of people in the age bracket most likely to commit a crime. id be ready to bet thats much higher than it was.

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  • Guest

    JAY Z ''Entrepreneur''

  • disciple

    What are you trying to communicate with this comment?

  • The God Damn Duncan

    Freakonomics (the first book) makes a pretty compelling argument that the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that paved the way to allow abortions across the US is the main reason crime went down significantly when those kids that would have been born to dysfunctional/poverty-ridden homes would have been around 17-19 or so

    Even if it's correlation and not causation, it's still an interesting read

  • URANTIA2

    definitely feeling his call for rich liberals to takeover

  • Adrian Marcus

    Bill Maher has really good interns

  • Miguel Cunha

    He talks art like it was something new since 1980. Much love for Jay!

  • http://www.foruseinmoderation.com/ wolf_mccloud

    he's making a point that they didn't put "hip-hop artist" like they would've done for everybody else.

  • DD

    01:58..

  • BRobCleveland

    I don't get this reference to Jay-Z being in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Jay-Z is not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . . . unless he bought a ticket or something.

  • Com_Truise

    He didn't say he is already in the RnR Hall of Fame but will be in 7 years.

  • LEMONADELEAN

    bruh I feel like these Republican and Democrat motherfuckers spend more time criticizing each other, causing division, and spewing out there close minded ideology rather than coming up with constructive solutions. American politics is some fucked up shit

  • Com_Truise

    Amen.

  • Com_Truise

    How about working together for once? USA is so occupied with their Rep vs. Dem feud that no one has time left for solving real issues and helping those in need and all those other things a gov should do.

  • Rozay

    everyone clapped then thought "shit im the only one?"

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