Jay-Z Responds To China's Performance Ban

Rapper Jay-Z has

responded to the recent announcement that the Chinese government would not allow

him to perform a date in Shanghai. According

to local promoter Sun Yun, China's Ministry of Culture denied Jay-Z's performance

because of the "vulgar language" in some of his lyrics. Jay-Z

was confident he would soon land on China's mainland to give a concert for his

fans. "I

look forward to rescheduling my concert date in Shanghai," Jay-Z told AllHipHop.com

in a statement. "This world tour has been a life changing experience and

it has only been made better by touching the fans that I am seeing for the first


his international tour, the rapper has traveled to several countries affected

by water crisis and is being filmed for an upcoming documentary special, Diary

of Jay-Z: Water for Life. Jay-Z's

comeback album Kingdom Come is due in stores Nov. 21, while Diary of

Jay-Z: Water for Life debuts on MTV on Nov. 24., reaching 179 countries on

50 of MTV's local channels.Today

(Oct. 11), Jay-Z is in Cape Town, South Africa for a performance at the Belleville