Rare footage of Jay-Z’s 2001 Summer Jam performance emerged on social media after it was uploaded to YouTube for the first time in its entirety. The performance was shared by HipHopVCR and shows Jay walking out with MJ, who is dressed in all black. The footage’s sound is overpowered by the crowd going crazy at the surprise and the King of Pop can be heard telling the crowd that he loves them. In addition, this performance saw the debut of “Takeover,” his diss track aimed at Nas and the late Prodigy.
Here’s Jay bringing MJ out! Scroll down to see Jay Z’s full performance.
Here’s the full Jay Z Summer Jam 2001 performance!