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JAY-Z is the next big star to shoot the breeze with David Letterman on his new Netflix series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.”

In the newly released sneak peek, the Hip Hop mogul recalls the moment, just 8 months ago, when his mother, Gloria Carter, finally came out to him.

JAY-Z said he cried tears of joy as he explained, “I was so happy she was free.”

Watch the heartwarming clip below.

 

 

JAY-Z penned a song about his mother’s journey in “Smile” on his latest album, 4:44.

 

 

Watch JAY-Z’s full convo with David Letterman on Netflix on April 6.