“Shawn Carter was born December 4th.” Stated Jay-Z‘s mother Gloria Carter in the opening line of “December 4th,” a cut off The Black Album, which details the rapper’s early years. He turns 43 today and with Twitter and other social media outlets abuzz about the anniversary, Life+Times opted to share a short documentary that provides some behind-the-scenes detailing of Jigga’s Barclays Center opening concerts.

The performances took place in early October and officially commemorated the role that Hova played in a relocation of the Nets from New Jersey to Brooklyn. Catch the Where I’m From: Jay-Z Barclays Center Documentary below.