JAY-Z insists he doesn't charge artists for features

In a wide-ranging interview with Kevin Hart for his Hart to Heart series the rapper/entrepreneur revealed that he doesn't negotiate a fee with the talent he agrees to work with. "(It's based) mostly relationships... It's actually always been mostly relationships. Sometimes it's talent. Pretty much every song that I'm on, I'm asked to be on. I don't ask people to be on their songs.” Jay-Z / Hart to Heart series. He added, "I never charge." Jay went on to note that he rejects more requests than he accepts.