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Robert Kraft and Jay-Z Look Like Best Buds at The 40/40 Club Celebration

Photo Credit: Rand Getlin Twitter
Photo Credit: Rand Getlin Twitter
Gabe ZaldivarPop Culture Lead WriterJune 18, 2013

I have no clue what Patriots owner Robert Kraft and hip-hop mogul Jay-Z were talking about on Monday night, but it must have been hilarious. 

NESN caught some of the more intriguing images from a night of what we have to assume featured expensive drinks and even more expensive formal wear. 

Here are the two laughing up a storm, via a tweet from Yahoo! Sports' Rand Getlin

The two then took time away from cracking rich-guy jokes to chill out with their beautiful ladies. Here is the lovely looking crew, via the Tumblr Mr. and Mrs. Carter

While Beyonce needs no introduction, some of you might be curious as to who Kraft has squired to what NESN reports was the 10th anniversary of Jay-Z's The 40/40 Club. 

That is actress Ricki Noel Lander—who, The Boston Herald reported, was "pals" with the Patriots owner back in June 2012—and she has enjoyed small roles in projects such as 2008's Iron Man and the HBO show True Blood

As for Kraft, he seems to be rather taken with Jay-Z. He even offered up the iconic diamond hand gesture the rapper is famous for that also once got Beyonce involved in a silly controversy

Please enjoy the image via an NFL on Fox tweet. 

Of course, this may just be the initial throes of a lasting friendship, because Jay-Z and his budding sports agency are on a roll. 

The Washington Post's Norman Chad explained exactly how wonderful life has been for the rap star turned entrepreneur:

Co-founder of Roc-a-Fella Records, founder of Roc Nation entertainment company, co-owner of the 40/40 Club sports bars and lounge, minority owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, Jay-Z’s net worth is estimated at nearly $500 million.

The newly founded Roc Nation Sports counts "Major League Baseball’s Robinson Cano, the NBA’s Kevin Durant, the NFL’s Geno Smith and the WNBA’s Skylar Diggins" among its initial clients. 

Now those smiling faces make a great deal more sense.

Life is pretty darn amazing for these two men, who were celebrating the success of a popular club while hanging out with wonderful women. 

It doesn't get much better than that. 


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