Monday, September 26, 2011

Jay-Z to perform first concert in Brooklyn Nets' arena



      Jay-Z will be the first musical performer to play at a new basketball arena under construction in Brooklyn, the Brooklyn-born rap star said on Monday.
The Barclays Center, under construction since 2009, is due to open in September 2012 and will be the home court of the New Jersey Nets, who will be renamed the Brooklyn Nets, Jay-Z said.
"This is where I'm from, I'll always be Brooklyn, and opening this arena will mean more to me than anywhere else," he told a news conference.
Jay Z is a minority owner of the team

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