MTV caught up with Jay-Z recently, during the meet up MTV asked Jay-Z about J. Cole and Jigga went on to talk about Cole’s Grammy accomplishment.

“I think it’s great for him, because I’m sure it’s a dream of his. We grew up seeing Michael Jackson, and I’m sure he grew up seeing whatever moment stuck in his mind, so I know it’s great for him to do that,” Hov told MTV News following a press conference announcing a pair of charitable shows at Carnegie Hall in New York. “I think he’s already won Best New Artist, to me. His journey is what I’m really excited about

Bonus: Fake Shore Drive has images from the set of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Ni**as In Paris” video set at the Staples Center in LA.