Cash or dinner with Jay-Z? Hov puts an end to ongoing debate


If you considered choosing dinner with Jay-Z over getting $500,000 cash, you may want to flip the switch.

Speaking to Gayle King on CBS Mornings, the rapper chimed in on the ongoing online debate in which fans choose between half a million bucks or a meal with the Brooklyn entrepreneur.

“You gotta take the money,” Jay advised, noting he already offers any potential advice in his discography.

“You got all that in the music for $10.99,” he said. “That’s a bad deal. I wouldn’t tell you to cut a bad deal. Take $500,000, go buy some albums, and listen to the albums. It’s all there if you piece it together and really listen to the music for the words.”

His keys to success — and perspectives on different topics — are also present in his music.

“It’s all there. Everything that I said was gonna happen happened. Everything that I said I wanted to do, I’ve done. There’s the blueprint,” Jay said. “The blueprint literally to me and my life and my journey is there already.”

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