Jay-Z turns 50: A look back at how the rapper became hip-hop's elder statesman
Every Friday, the q This panel looks at the biggest stories in music news. Today, music journalist A. Harmony and rapper Rollie Pemberton (a.k.a. Cadence Weapon) join host Tom Power to take a look back at Jay-Z's career on the occasion of his 50th birthday. The rapper, producer, songwriter, record executive and husband to Beyoncé is one of the oldest hip-hop superstars still making music today. Our panellists discuss his influence and where he fits into today's very young hip-hop scene.
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