Jay-Z Taps DJ AM For Los Angeles Show

Jay-Z has a lot of talents, from music to his business dealings.

He may have to add healer to his growing list of credentials.

According to People.com, The Brooklyn rapper has tapped DJ AM to spin at his Los Angeles show Wednesday, October 15 at the Hollywood Palladium.

The DJ recently suffered facial burns as a result of a plane crash he was involved in along with former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker. The two were booked for a show in South Carolina and rushed to return to California. During takeoff sparks ignited the plane and the vessel crashed before taking tothe air.

The Jay-Z gig is AM’s first major show since his injury.

“He’s the greatest rapper in the world,” AM told People. “This is the biggest thing that’s happened in my career.”

Jay-Z has not comment on his DJ selection as of press time.—LaTisha Robbins

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  • Justice4all

    Good Look, noce way to throw the vine for others.

  • http://mycosmostore.com raskizzo my nizzo

    “Momma raised no fool”

    - I understand his marketing perspective. He’ll probably introduce him at the begining of the show and it will bring the house down.

    …coming soon

  • brand-new

    ain’t this dj like a techno dj that plays nothin but crazy spaced out e poppin music? what does he know about doing a hip hop show?

    • ss1

      No man! AM is a very well known hip hop DJ. He has had alot of tragedy in his life unfortunately. Check out his youtube vids. He is really skilled as well.

  • Teddy

    has anyone else noticed that xxl doesn’t review albums anymore?

    all the below albums weren’t reviewed at all:

    jay-z – kingdom come
    lupe fiasco – the cool
    the game – the documentary
    young jeezy – the recession
    t.i. – paper trail
    lil wayne – the carter 3
    the game L.A.X.

  • http://www.Southernrapnews.com SouthernRapNews.com

    Jay-Z really has some interesting news points…he’s knows how to get press…I personally don’t care about this…but I don’t not care….if that double negative makes any sense…