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Jay-Z and Beyonce Are Ready For Charity and Grizzly Bear

Aug 31 2009 - 4:30pm

Jay-Z [1] and Beyonce Knowles [2] were out in NYC earlier today to announce his upcoming "Answer the Call" charity concert, which will be held on Sept. 11. The show coincides with the release of his upcoming album The Blueprint 3, and all profits will go to the New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund. At the podium, Jay opened up about his growth as an artist, saying [3], "It's my evolution and it's me now in the forefront, not as the performer who looked back. . . but me taking the initiative being the one, and being the icon, or being the philanthropist." He and Beyonce took a little time off from their good deeds yesterday afternoon, when they headed to Brooklyn to see Grizzly Bear take the stage.


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