Nov. 29, 2006: Jay-Z reflects on his misogynistic lyrics

The rapper acknowledged his lyrics are disrespectful to women and said he has grown as an artist.
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Transcript for Nov. 29, 2006: Jay-Z reflects on his misogynistic lyrics
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