Taking a page out of his protege Rihanna‘s notebook, Jay-Z decided to mingle with the people and ride the subway to his last show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn a couple of months ago.

The footage is now being released in the form of a 24-minute documentary, but the highlight definitely has to be Jay-Z nicely introducing himself to an older woman who doesn’t have a clue who he is. (At first, at least)

Hova may have a big ego, a fat bank account and the hottest woman in the world for a wife, but he’s also still a class act. Who says thugs can’t be gentlemen?

Watch Jay-Z’s encounter on the subway below:

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