Jay-Z, trying to prove that Brooklyn is far from finished, just finished his first of eight sold out shows at the brand new Barclays Center (that, concerts aside, he has a huge economic stake in).

The first night at the new home of the Nets was mostly just Jay. He kept the special guests to a minimum apart from an encore appearance by Big Daddy Kane and a video tribute to Notorious B.I.G. earlier on. Check out the actual printed setlist from the Friday show, below...


and before '99 Problems' he dropped this:

Seven more to go.

P.S. The photo at the top of this post is by Al Roker (true story!).