During the opening week of the Barclays Center, Jay-Z held a series of concerts to celebrate the moving of the then New Jersey Nets to his hometown of Brooklyn,New York. Throughout the night performances he wore a special edition of the franchises jersey which reads Carter across the back. Many have shared there thoughts on the teams new jerseys but since the Brooklyn Nets have broken records for selling more apparel than they had done in previous years,but back to the topic at hand. With about 800 of Mr.Carters special edition jerseys produced there were 100 sold every night of the eight nights the concert took place. During a recent auction 10 jerseys were sold for an outstanding $15,000 to support his foundation “The Shawn Carter Foundation. The goal is to help those individuals who are facing economic hardships further their education at institutions of higher learning.
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