Jay-Z http://www.kunc.org en Welcome To Jay-Z's Brooklyn http://www.kunc.org/post/welcome-jay-zs-brooklyn Last Friday two things changed. The shifts weren't seismic, or unexpected, but now Brooklyn is different and hip-hop is different. It's because of <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16318474/jay-z" target="_blank">Jay-Z</a>, who, despite owning only 0.067% of the Nets and less than 0.2% of the Barclays Center, has become the public face of Brooklyn – not the team, the town.<p>I live four blocks from the Barclays Center, the new home of Brooklyn's professional basketball team, transplanted from New Jersey, and a 19,000 seat concert venue. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 21:24:00 +0000 34585 at http://www.kunc.org Welcome To Jay-Z's Brooklyn