Kanye West, Jay-Z and Rihanna // Jay-Z's "Answer the Call" 9/11 Benefit Concert

Rapper Jay-Z brought out the big guns when he performed Friday night (Sep 11) in New York City’s famed arena, Madison Square Garden for the “Answer the Call” 9/11 benefit concert. The Brooklyn, NYC born and raised hip-hop icon performed some of his biggest hits from his old albums and some new songs from his most recent album, The Blueprint 3. Rihanna, Kanye West, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Diddy, Pharrell, Swizz Beatz, John Mayer, Kid Cudi and Santigold joined Jay-Z on stage during the sold-out concert. All proceeds from the show went to the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund.

Tina Knowles // Jay-Z's "Answer the Call" 9/11 Benefit Concert

Mama Tina was even in the crowd showing her son-in-law some love and throwing up the Roc sign!

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Jay-Z and John Mayer // Jay-Z's "Answer the Call" 9/11 Benefit Concert

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