Jay-Z To Throw Carnival-Themed Benefit Fundraiser In New York

posted September 13, 2011 09:24:00 AM CDT | 8 comments

Jay-Z To Throw Carnival-Themed Benefit Fundraiser In New York

Hov is prepping a lavish affair to benefit those in search of financial assistance for higher education.

Jay-Z is throwing a lavish affair for his Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation, which financially assists individuals seeking higher education.

Hov will take over Pier 54 at West and 13th Sts. in New York City, New York, on September 29th. His foundation will throw a carnival-themed benefit including rides like the Sizzler and the Zipper, while food at the event will be provided by The Spotted Pig and Momofuku Milk Bar.

Prizes to be won at the affair include Gibson guitars, Nets tickets and Hublot watches. Tickets are available for $1,000 apiece at scfcarnival.com.

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