Jay-Z Rides Subway to Barclays

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28:  People stand in front of the subway station at the new Barclays Center on opening night, was to feature recording artist Jay-Z on September 28, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Dozens of protesters and curious onlookers converged on the new arena which caused debate and controversy when it was originally proposed nine years ago. The $1 billion arena will bring a professional sports team, the Brooklyn Nets, back to Brooklyn for the first time in more than a half-century.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    R you going my way? Rapper Jay-Z had subway riders gawking in New York on  Saturday as he took the R train from Manhattan to Brooklyn for the last of eight shows at the new Barclays Center. If the stadium takes off, it deserves to be known as the House that H.O.V.A. built. The Brooklyn born-and-bred hip-hop prince arrived for his concert via public transportation escorted by police and other security personnel, and waiting fans swooned for the man who has become the public face for the new home of the Nets, even though he owns only one-fifteenth of one percent of the team.

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