Jay-Z took the stage last night for his first of 2 sold out shows at Carnegie Hall. During his performance Hov was backed by Questlove and the Illadelphonics and was joined on stage by Nas and Alicia Keys.

Jay-Z has taken over Carnegie Hall in New York for two days, performing intimate gigs to raise money for the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation

View the performance footage below.

Post will be updated if better footage surfaces.