Jay-Z Announces Sept. 11 Charity Concert

Jay-Z and Beyoncé

Jay-Z held a press conference on Monday (Aug. 31) to announce his “Answer the Call” charity concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City on September 11. He was joined by wife Beyoncé, Lyor Cohen, Kevin Liles, Governor David Paterson, and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta.

The benefit hopes to raise as much as $1 million for the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund. There may be as many as 10 other artists involved in the show. Tickets go on sale September 8 for $50.

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  1. i love ciara

    she really shouldn’t wear things to expand her hips


  2. AAWesome




  3. Jen

    Im gonna go but, who r the 10 other artist?!!?!?!?!??!?!!


  4. queen beyonce

    beyonce looks gorgeous!!!


  5. ahja

    Mariah will be there.


  6. jaeess

    No, Mariah will be in Vegas for one of her four shows at The Palms.


  7. Lil' Nello

    Dope that’s a real good look! To bad I don’t live in NY to go though because if I did I would have definitely went!


  8. Daisy

    Jay-Z is so into himself. I truly wish he were doing this from his heart, but because his album is coming out he’s trying to get people to get the album.


  9. Camille

    So Daisy…..was Jay-Z into himself when he donated 1 million dollars of his own money to Hurrican Katrina. I don’t think he had an album out then. Jay-Z is always putting on some charity event or giving his money away to whatever cause but you just don’t hear about it. People rather glorify him getting into it with the Paps or some other silly s@$t


  10. joey

    well imma deff be there. 50 bucks is cheap. wish we could find out the other artists


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