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Jay-Z On Rihanna: Imagine She's Your Sister Or Mom

03/18/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Jay-Z struck a serious note Saturday when asked for his words of support for Rihanna.

"This is a real situation," he said in Phoenix at the Sprite Green presents the Third Annual Two Kings dinner with Jay-Z and Lebron James, as part of the NBA All-Star Weekend.

"You have to have compassion for others. Just imagine it being your sister or mom and then think about how we should talk about that," the hip-hop mogul, 39, continued.

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