Life is a lot like the elevator business -- and even the world's most successful rapper, Jay Z, knows it. The news about Solange attacking Jay in an elevator in front of Beyoncé was certainly a low moment in recent times, but things are already looking up for HOVA: Not only was the trio recently spotted dining together, but Wednesday marked the arrival of the newest of Jay's nightclubs -- in the world's busiest airport, no less.
The Associated Press reports the latest iteration of the 40/40 Club, the nightclub chain co-owned by the rap impresario and Delaware North Companies, opened Wednesday inside Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. According to the report, ticketed passengers will be able to access the "scaled down" version of the original in the airport's Concourse D, which is hoping to include a VIP lounge apart from the sports bar by Autumn 2014.
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The newest 40/40 Club marks a departure from pre-existing clubs, as both sister outfits are located in New York City. The original opened in Manhattan in 2003, while the other calls the Barclay's Center, where the Brooklyn Nets play, home.
Jiggaman will have to hope the latest 40/40 Club takes off better than other versions, however; previous 40/40 Clubs in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, New Jersey both nose-dived and closed after operating for just a handful of years.
Ryan Craggs is Thrillist's Travel Editor. He can't decide if his favorite Jay Z song is "Friend or Foe '98", "Money Ain't a Thang", or "'03 Bonnie & Clyde". Follow him @ryanrcraggs.