Jay-Z speaks candidly about his younger days as a drug dealer in an interview with Oprah for the magazine O, telling Winfrey "it was natural" for him to start dealing as a kid.

"It was normal. And at some point, you become addicted to the feeling. The uncertainty and adrenaline and danger of that lifestyle," the rapper explains.

He even talks about the close calls he had on the streets, including surviving a shooting. Read More Inside