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Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the (Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in New York. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Jay-Z opens the Barclays Center

Jay-Z inaugurated the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the home of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets, with a concert.

Jay-Z performs on the opening night of the
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Jay-Z performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28 2012)

Jay-Z performs on the opening night of the
(Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Jay-Z performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28 2012)

Jay-Z performs on the opening night of the
(Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Jay-Z performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28 2012)

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Jay-Z performs on the opening night of the
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Jay-Z performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28 2012)

Deron Williams (L) and Amy Young Williams attend
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Deron Williams (L) and Amy Young Williams attend the Jay-Z in concert at the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Recording artist John Forte attends the Jay-Z concert
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Recording artist John Forte attends the Jay-Z concert at the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

NFL player Victor Cruz attends the Jay-Z concert
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NFL player Victor Cruz attends the Jay-Z concert at the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Earvin 'Magic' Johnson attends the Jay-Z concert at
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Earvin 'Magic' Johnson attends the Jay-Z concert at the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Star Jones attends the Jay-Z concert at the
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Star Jones attends the Jay-Z concert at the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Al Roker attends the Jay-Z concert at the
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Al Roker attends the Jay-Z concert at the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Tyson Chandler attends the Jay-Z concert at the
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Tyson Chandler attends the Jay-Z concert at the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson stops for
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Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson stops for photos on the black carpet outside the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28 2012)

Patrons walk around Barclays Center, which was hosting
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Patrons walk around Barclays Center, which was hosting a Jay-Z concert. (Sept. 28 2012)

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Patrons walk around Barclays Center, which was hosting
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Patrons walk around Barclays Center, which was hosting a Jay-Z concert. (Sept. 28 2012)

Cara Neilson of Brooklyn and Alexis Hollie of
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Cara Neilson of Brooklyn and Alexis Hollie of Harlem inside Barclays Center. (Sept. 28 2012)

Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson stops for
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Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson stops for photos on the black carpet outside the Barclays Center. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Brooklyn resident John Cusimano waiting with other Jayz
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Brooklyn resident John Cusimano waiting with other Jayz fans on opening night of Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Jayz performs on the opening night of the
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Jayz performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Jayz performs on the opening night of the
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Jayz performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Jayz performs on the opening night of the
(Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Jayz performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Jayz performs on the opening night of the
(Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Jayz performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Jayz performs on the opening night of the
(Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Jayz performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Jayz performs on the opening night of the
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Jayz performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Jayz performs on the opening night of the
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Jayz performs on the opening night of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in
(Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in
(Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in
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Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in
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Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Star Jones enjoying the music inside Barclays Center
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Star Jones enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in
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Patrons enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Al Roker and his wife Deborah Roberts getting
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Al Roker and his wife Deborah Roberts getting their pictures while enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Al Roker and his wife Deborah Roberts taking
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Al Roker and his wife Deborah Roberts taking pictures of themselves while enjoying the music inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons enjoying the music while waiting for the
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Patrons enjoying the music while waiting for the show to begin inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson stop for photos
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Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson stop for photos and interview on the black carpet outside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

New York Knick center Tyson Chandler stop for
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New York Knick center Tyson Chandler stop for photos on the black carpet outside the Barclays Center on opening night in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons line up to get into the Barclays
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Patrons line up to get into the Barclays Center on its opening night in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28 2012)

Patrons line up to get into the Barclays
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Patrons line up to get into the Barclays Center on its opening night in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons line up to get into the Barclays
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Patrons line up to get into the Barclays Center on opening night in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Patrons line up to get into the Barclays
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Patrons line up to get into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons line up to get into the Barclays
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Patrons line up to get into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons line up to get into the Barclays
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Patrons line up to get into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Patrons line up to get into the Barclays
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Patrons line up to get into the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the
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Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the
(Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the
(Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the
(Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in New York. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the
(Credit: Newsday /J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the
(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Rapper Jay-Z performs the inaugural concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. (Sept. 28, 2012)

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