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Jay-Z

Forget Rap ...

I Work Construction Now

5/5/2012 7:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Jay-Z
is keeping a close eye on his multimillion dollar NBA investment -- showing up to a Brooklyn construction site yesterday to check out the future home of the Nets ... and even trying his hand at some hard labor.

The rapper toured the dirt-filled construction yard on Friday -- known as Barclays Stadium -- to take a gander at where his Brooklyn Nets will earn their stripes ... as in black and white, 'cause the team's colors just changed too. Get over it.

Oh yeah, we also got video of Jay-Z careening around the construction site on a bulldozer -- reaching breakneck speeds of approximately 1 mph. It's pretty hilarious.

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31.

Laurel    

how come jay z isn't wearing any hard hat and safety boots on a construction site?

899 days ago
32.

reginarenee    

what a muck up!

896 days ago
33.

RamanMaan    

+1 Jay-Z...He is taking his responsibilities seriously and accomplishing the task with full investigation. It is our duty to do our work honestly.

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895 days ago
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JAMES    

This is great you see Vanilla Ice invited Jay to be on the Vanilla Ice project now Jay is doing construction be great to see two rappers making money working together cant wait

894 days ago
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