JAY-Z to Receive President’s Award at NAACP Image Awards

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The Roc will be in the building at the NAACP Image Awards.

Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter will receive the prestigious President’s Award during the 50th annual ceremony this weekend, it was announced today.

The President’s Award is presented in recognition of a special achievement and distinguished public service. Previous recipients including Lauryn Hill, Muhammad Ali, Jesse Jackson, Colin Powell, and Condoleezza Rice, among others.