|Jay-z embraces a young Cortez, a fan, in Birmingham, Alabama; photo credit @traqgram instagram repost|
Last night was pretty a eventful one. Rapper Jay-Z arrived and gave an awesome concert performance in Birmingham, Alabama, at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC). The Iconic Rap Mogul's performance was phenomenal.
For starters, he performed twenty-four of his hottest tracks while featuring one of Hip- Hop's hottest producers; none-other-than, Timbaland himself. Jay-Z drove the crowd crazy, as we watched him transform into everyone of his famous alter-ego's; We witnessed, Hova, Young, The Roc, Jigga, Sean Carter, and Jay-Z in full effect, all at the same damn time.
Jay-Z's remarkable performance definitely brought the house down, and the crowds participation, reflected just that. However, no one was prepared for what was to come next. Jay took his time to pay homage to the some of his fans that caught his eye during his performance.
He acknowledged them on camera, and greeted them. A younger fan,by the name of Cortez, caught his eye. He acknowledged him, and advised him about the best part of the game, and jokingly encouraged his father to advised him about the worse. And it seemed that Jay had moved on to acknowledging other fans in the audience. Cortez, the younger fan became overwhelmed with tears.
As result, Jay- Z decided to invite him on stage. The young fan, ran to Jay-Z and embraced him immediately. Embracing him back and fighting back tears, Jay gives him the microphone, and advises him to, "Say What's Up Birmingham". Afterwards Jay-Z jokingly acknowledges, that having a kid, has made him soft, "I'm supposed to be a G", he said. The look on Jay's face was so sincere but the smile, and look on little Cortez's face was priceless.