The rapper mocks Noel Gallagher's criticism of his headline slot
Before the show started, a montage of clips played, concluding with the recent interview Gallagher gave where he said the Pyramid Stage performance was “not right” for the festival.
Before a huge crowd, the superstar rapper then mimed along to Oasis‘ huge 1995 hit ‘Wonderwall’.
Speaking earlier to Tim Westwood for Radio 1 and 1Xtra (you can watch the video interview below), Jay-Z said of the Gallagher controversy: “You know that sometimes remarks are made out of ignorance. If Noel Gallagher saw me perform and he said that then I understand that – that is a personal opinion and I have no bearing on how he feels ï¿½ you know ï¿½ it’s just not your taste. But he has never seen me perform – I’m sure or else he wouldn’t say that. We will see what happens after tonight!
“You know the funny thing about it with Noel and whoever else – for the most part, everyone’s ready. I thought the resistance would be like an old guard versus the new guard but it’s really not like that. You know, right now, every single person that I have seen, that I’ve encountered, that walked up to me – everyone is very excited about the show and ready for it so I feel good about it.”
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