Jay -Z: Most People With A Conscience Wouldn’t Mind Paying More In Taxes

More and more of America’s wealthy are coming out in support of paying their fair share in taxes. Two dozen millionaires came to Capitol Hill recently simply to say, “tax me.” Now, multiple Grammy Award-winning hip hop artist Jay-Z is joining the chorus. “I wouldn’t mind paying more taxes if it went to the things that really mattered,” he told CNN, adding that, if the money goes towards health care, education, and to help people, “most people with a conscience, with some integrity, and moral fiber wouldn’t have any problem paying more taxes.” Watch it:

The “99 problems” artist also applauded the 99 Percent. “I think it is saying a lot all over the world that people can get their voice out there and fight for a better world, education and health care, and poverty. There’s so many different fights that we must take on,” he said. “It’s good. It’s a good thing that young people are getting out and getting their voice heard.”