The music mogul will become the first hip-hop artist to play the historic venue when he performs back-to-back charity concerts on Feb. 6 and 7, ABC News reported Thursday.
“I feel like they bent the rules so it could make sense for me right now, but I’ll take it!” Jay-Z said at a press conference Thursday. “I believe all sort of music plays in all sort of venues, I’ve always believed that — from Yankee Stadium to Royal Albert Hall to Carnegie Hall. I think if music is great, it works in great venues.”
Ticket packages go on sale Monday and a limited number of single tickets will be sold on Jan. 30. Ticket prices are expected to be steep, going from between $500 and $2,500 each.