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VIDEO: Jay-Z Speaks on Occupy, Paying Higher Taxes with CNN

When Jay-Z recently sat down for an interview with CNN Money, the conversation turned to the question of raising taxes on the wealthiest 1%of Americans (a group of which Jay-Z is most definitely a member).

And while Jay thinks the actual destination of his money needs to be more transparently conveyed by the Government, Hov doesn’t seem to have too much of a problem sharing a bit more of his riches so sick people can receive health care and little kids can eat dinner after school.

From Politico:

“‘I wouldn’t mind paying more taxes if it went to the things that really mattered. If it went to education, people [in] poverty and if it went to the right things,’ Jay-Z, whose net worth has been estimated near a half billion dollars, said on CNN. ‘It should be clearly defined … where all the money’s being allocated. Because you can understand paying so much for taxes and then things not improving, you’re like, where’s everything going to?’”

Check out Jay-Z’s interview below!

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