Last night, following the second of two Carnegie Hall shows, Jay-Z celebrated with assorted V.I.P.s
Bio: Jeff Rosenthal has spent the last four years on the Internet. He and his brother run the popular hip-hop sketch comedy website ItsTheReal.com, and are the brains behind MTV.com's The Check-In. Jeff has written for Rolling Stone, Vibe, Village Voice, Complex, The Awl and various other places, and gets shouted out by Cam'ron and Bun B at concerts.
It was 11:30, and nothing was happening yet at the after party for Jay-Z's second and final night performing at Carnegie Hall. Thirty blocks uptown, Jay-Z was finishing up his set, a team-up with United Way and the Shawn Carter Foundation, filmed for eventual DVD release. It was a repeat of the night before, where he'd become the first rapper to headline the space, and – with it—the first rapper to sell out the place. When you're done collecting all of the hip-hop Pokemon, you have to move into other worlds, break glass ceilings in other houses.
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