JT, Jay Z & Beyoncé Demand Justice For Trayvon Martin

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Jay Z and Justin Timberlake performed a moving tribute to Trayvon Martin over the weekend during a stop at New York’s Yankee Stadium on their Legends Of The Summer tour. The pair got the crowd involved to sing “Young Forever” – the single from Jay Z’s 2009 LP The Blueprint 3 inspired by Alphaville‘s Brat Pack era synth-rock classic “Forever Young” – with Justin holding down the hook as the audience backed them. Jay Z followed his performance with an appearance at a Manhattan rally for the slain teen on Saturday. He and Beyoncé attended the rally spearheaded by Rev. Al Sharpton and the National Action Network to demand federal civil rights action against Martin’s accused killer George Zimmerman following his acquittal in the recent criminal case prompted by Martin’s death. Beyoncé hit the stage later that night at The Palace Of Auburn Hills in Detroit to sing Sam Cooke‘s timeless ballad “A Change Is Gonna Come” against a backdrop of images specific to the Motor City to show her support for the town that is currently facing a dire financial crisis after filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection last week. Take a look at the footage below to get a taste of the tribute performances from JT, Jay Z and Beyoncé.


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