With Blueprint 3 hitting stores in less than two weeks, it's time to get used to seeing Jay-Z everywhere. One of this weekend's promotional stops included a sit-down on HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher, a program that doesn't play host to rappers very often. But of course, Hov isn't your average emcee and Maher further proves that he isn't some out-of-touch white guy, instead coming across as someone familiar with Jay's work prior to this interview assignment. Watch the video above to hear Mr. Carter speak about his writing process and his rank in rap music, amongst other topics. Then check part two after the jump to see Mr. Maher asking for clarification on some of his favorite Jay lyrics.

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