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08/13/2013 08:19 pm ET Updated Aug 14, 2013

The Doors' John Densmore Shares Jay Z's Letter To Him (VIDEO)

It seems The Doors' music might not be so far off from Jay Z's rap lyrics today...at least according to the king of rap himself. Doors drummer and author of "The Doors: Unhinged" John Densmore joined HuffPost Live's Josh Zepps and opened up about Jay Z's letter to him.

Shamelessly calling himself a "curmudgeon" who didn't understand hip-hop at the time, Densmore says, "[Jay Z] wrote me a letter saying, 'Hey, we're fighting the authority just like you guys did back then.'" Jay didn't stop there, sending him a t-shirt as a token of appreciation.

It looks like Jay Z has won Densmore over...he's still got that tee and isn't giving it up any time soon.

To hear more from John Densmore, watch the full segment HERE.

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