Jay-Z stole the show at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2021 Induction Ceremony with a star-studded welcome video and induction speeches by former President Barack Obama and Dave Chappelle.

The Brooklyn rapper and mogul’s induction, the second to last of the evening, lasted about 30 minutes, ten of which was Jay-Z’s acceptance speech, during which he recounted his rise in the music business. He also took the opportunity to acknowledge the rappers who paved the way for him, including fellow inductee LL Cool J. Notably, Jay made it a point to thank former business partners Kareem “Biggs” Burke and Damon Dash, with whom he’s had a public rift since the dissolution of their label Roc-A-Fella Records in 2009.

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