“My goal was to have a gold album, and I thought I was being crazy,” said Jay, who ranked No. 2 on Forbes’ Cash Kings list this year.
When Kimmel mentioned that Beyoncé likes extra tomato sauce and jalapeños on her pizza, her husband joked, “She’s from Houston, first of all, and they don’t have pizza there.”
Jay Z attended high school with hip-hop greats like Biggie and Busta Rhymes. While recounting his battle with Busta in the lunch room, he humbly declared that he won. Peep clips below:
At the end, they took a stroll through Brooklyn to Barclays Center, and Jay gave out hugs along the way. “Kimmel” also aired his performance of “Empire State of Mind,” which closed out TIDAL X: 1020.
In other "big pimpin news: Jay Z will not lose. A judge has dismissed a case against the hip-hop mogul and Timbaland alleging copyright infringement with regards to their 1999 hit “Big Pimpin’.”