Jay-Z Honored by UN
Posted on Fri Oct 3, 2008 08:25 AM PDT

Jay-Z Jay-Z_200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Jay-Z was honored with a Global Leadership Award at the United Nations Association of the USA’s 2008 Global Leadership Awards gala at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York on Wednesday.
The hip-hop mogul received the award for his visionary leadership of “Water for Life” and his partnership with the United Nations.
"Water for Life" is program championed by Jay-Z that works to bring clean water to drought ridden parts of the world.