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When Legendary Rapper Jay-Z Named the Premier League Club He Supports
- American rapper Jay-Z is a big lover of sports despite his involvement music and entertainment
- In 2009, the 53-year-old's love for Arsenal was in question after being a Manchester City guest
- The music icon later revealed his support for a Premier League club thanks to one of its legends
Legendary rapper, Jay-Z has made clear which English Premier League club he supports.
Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Corey Carter, is widely regarded as one of the greatest rappers of all time.
However, despite his involvement in the music and entertainment industries, the American music icon is also an avid sports lover.
Whereas he is often pictured watching the NBA and Superbowl events, the 53-year-old is also understood to be an ardent football fan.
Jay-Z revealed his EPL club
However, the 23-time Grammy winner came out to reaffirm his love for the north Londoners.
“After that game the press started reporting that I was a Manchester City fan, I am really glad all that has been cleared up and that everybody in the UK knows that I am an Arsenal fan," Jay-Z explained, per NME.
The father of three went on to disclose that Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry was the reason he started supporting the Mikel Arteta-tutored side.
That said, it goes without saying that Jay-Z was among millions of Arsenal supporters who ended the 2022/23 season heartbroken.
The Gunners came close to winning the Premier League title for the first time since 2004, only for City to beat them to the crown in the latter stages of the campaign.
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