Concert: Jay-Z Rocks Hundreds of Fans in UK, U.S.

Jay-Z continues his international conquest, with high profile appearances this weekend at the Isle of Wight Festival with a special surprise guest  on Friday (June 11th). Then, Jay-Z jetted (literally) back to Manchester, Tennessee, where he rocked over 50,000 fans at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. At the 40th Annual Isle of Wight Festival, Jay-Z played a medley of his hits from his deep catalog. Older songs like “Is that Yo B**ch,” “Dirt of Your Shoulder,” “Big Pimpin’,” “Hard Knock Life,” in addition to newer hits like “On To The Next One,” “D.O.A.” and “Forever Young.” The highlight of Jay-Z’s set came when Mr. Hudson performed alongside Jay-Z on “Forever Young, while” Kanye West surprised fans when he popped out on to the stage to perform “Run This Town.”On June 13th, Jay-Z rolled into Manchester, Tennessee and braved 90-degree temperatures to see over 100 bands play, including Stevie Wonder, The Dead Weather, The Dave Matthews Band, Norah Jones and Kid Cudi. Jay-Z performed a medley of tunes to over 70,000 people, including Stevie Wonder. “Wait till I tell my mom Stevie Wonder stayed for my set,” Jay-Z said. “I want to make Bonnaroo my second home, if that’s OK with yall.” Jay-Z brought out Beyonce and Bridget Kelly, who performed vocals on “Empire State of Mind.”

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