Jay-Z had some reasonable doubt about Occupy

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Occupy stadiums. Photo via Vibe.

Brooklyn’s own Jay-Z didn’t quite get down with the Occupy movement, which isn’t entirely surprising for a guy who’s worth about $475 million and boasts about having $200 million worth of extra identities.

“What’s the thing on the wall, what are you fighting for?” Jay-Z told Zadie Smith in an interview for The New York Times. “Yeah, the 1 percent that’s robbing people, and deceiving people, these fixed mortgages and all these things, and then taking their home away from them, that’s criminal, that’s bad. Not being an entrepreneur. This is free enterprise. This is what America is built on.”

Too long, didn’t read version: Jay: “We DID build that.” Hm, catchy! Of course, he wasn’t above profiting from Occupy. Because you can never have too many Maybachs.

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  1. wait, what?? Jay-Z, who is profiting from Eminent Domain Abuse with Atlantic Yards, is complaining about other people taking people’s homes?? So, it’s only ok if he does it?

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