[Photos] Jay-Z Opens 40/40 Club At Barclay Center + Rihanna, J.Cole & Celebs Attend

It was a celebration of sorts in NYC Thursday night. Jay-Z threw a a star-studded bash, in honor of the grand opening party of his 40/40 club & restaurant at the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

In addition to Jay-Z’s attendance (the proud papa always cleans up well), we spotted celebs like Rihanna, J. Cole, actress Tika SumpterLyor Cohen (who just left his fancy gig), radio personalities Angela Yee and Angie Martinez, Questlove, Adrienne Bailon and some other fancy folk. Meanwhile, Friday will kick off his eight-night live concert.