01/22/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jay-Z: I Shot My Brother When I Was 12

Jay-Z admits he shot his older brother Eric when he was 12 years old, while he grew up in a Brooklyn housing project ravaged by violence.

The rap superstar and business mogul spoke about the incident for the first time in The Guardian's weekend magazine, admitting he opened fire on his brother after he stole a ring from Hova to feed his drug habit.

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