Oprah Winfrey debuts her new television network, OWN on Saturday, January 1st on cable networks throughout the United States. One of the highlighted shows is a documentary series entitled Oprah Presents: Master Class; an original television series featuring life stories of elite names who’ve influenced the masses through music, film, politics, and entertainment. Amongst the many listed in the line-up, entrepreneur/rapper Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter was the first to air his episode highlighting his upbringing, success and how he keeps his life and career relevant through his journey. Inspirational is not the word.

Read more to view Part two and three of the episode.