Jay-Z addresses critics of Cuba trip in new track ‘Open Letter’

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After a week of making headlines for both his business and personal life, rapper Jay-Z clearly had to get some issues off his chest.

And this morning, The RocNation president did just that.

Releasing a new song titled “Open Letter,” the “Empire State of Mind” emcee addressed the backlash from conservatives that came with his fifth wedding anniversary trip to Cuba with his wife, pop star Beyoncé.

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The Brooklyn native rapped,”They wanna give me a jail time and a fine? Fine. Let me commit a real crime.”

The pointed lyrics follow his decision to sell his minority shares in the Barclays Center to start his own sports agency.

Jay-Z takes on his detractors and more in the 2 minute, 41 second track.

Click on the “Open Letter” link below and let us know what you think in the comments.

Warning – Strong Language

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