Jay-Z Takes the R Train

On Saturday the rapper took a spontaneous subway ride to his Brooklyn, N.Y., concert. Later, Beyoncé surprised fans by joining him onstage at the Barclays Center. 

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Brooklyn, N.Y., native Jay-Z (along with his bodyguards -- he's not crazy) shocked, surprised and delighted some weekend commuters when he hopped on a Brooklyn-bound R train Saturday afternoon on the way to his eighth and final performance at the Barclays Center.

From E! News:

Not surprisingly, fellow straphangers snapped pics and recorded video of the unusual moment. Hova was more than accommodating, even posing for one photo with the lady sitting next to him, while some fans ended up trailing him all the way to the arena.

It's nice to know Jay's a man of the people.

The hip-hopster meanwhile plans to release a digital EP dubbed Live in Brooklyn on iTunes tomorrow, collecting eight tracks and eight videos from his historic hometown run, which Netizens can download for $9.99.

Unfortunately, the video is no longer available. But Jay-Z's subway trip wasn't the only surprise of the evening. Later, Beyoncé joined him onstage for an unannounced joint performances of "Crazy in Love" and "Forever Young."

Read more at E! News.

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