Whoa, whoa, whoa. Hold up, Hova!
Jay Z was seen wearing this controversial medallion at a Brooklyn Nets game on April 1st, and we hope its appearance was some sort of April Fools' joke, even though its symbolism isn't any laughing matter.
The medallion carries the same symbol as the Five Percent Nation, an offshoot of the Nation of Islam, which touts that God is purely black, that he could be found in all black men (and not women), and that five percent of all people know the truth and are "poor righteous teachers" trying to inform the rest of the world.
On the Five Percent Nation, author Michael Muhammad Knight says that its teachings are extremely anti-white: