“I want to do my part to make sure everyone has an opportunity,” Jay-Z said in an interview today. “It’s really a shame when someone has drive and really wants to further their education, and they’re unable to because of their financial situation.”
The ticket prices ranging from $500 – $2,500 is meant to draw the more wealthy figures and executives. The general public tickets will be sold at a much cheaper price on January 30th.
“This is about connecting people to help other people,” – Jay-Z
This performance will mark the first time that the Hall has hosted an entire show featuring a Hip Hop Artist.