Singer Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter performs during the Africa Rising Music and Fashion Festival in the Kennedy Centre on August 1, 2008 in Washington, DC. Jay-Z and John Legend are headlining the event which campaigns for a different approach in Africa. Created by media mogul Nduka Obaigbena the tour officially launched in Nigeria with two shows in July. Washington is the third stop on a four city, three nation tour. The event will culminate in a grand finale in London's Royal Albert Hall on October 14th.
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