BET will interrupt its wildly popular daily series, 106 & PARK to bring you Jay Z – uncut, uncensored and surprisingly open about his life experiences. “FOOD FOR THOUGHT: CONVERSATIONS WITH JAY Z” will premiere exclusively on BET, Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.* Join NY radio personality,
Angie Martinez; sports commentator,
Stephen A. Smith and music journalist,
Harry Allen as they share an intimate lunch with Jay Z taped at Sequioa’s restaurant on Pier 17, South Street Seaport in New York City.
Jay Z eloquently touches on his highly anticipated release of the Blueprint 3, which debuts September 11; his recent meeting with Oprah in Brooklyn, his dinner meeting with President
Barack Obama, his marriage to
Beyonce, and how he’s aging gracefully in this industry as he approaches 40. No topic is off limits.
*All times ET/PT
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