To celebrate his 50th birthday, JAY-Z surprised fans by making his entire music catalog available on Spotify again, two years after making it exclusive to TIDAL back in 2017. However, that's not the only way Hov celebrated the big 5-0.

As reported by VIBE, JAY-Z gave out 50 bottles of D’USSÉ "1969 Anniversaire" cognac to his closest friends and family, paying homage to the rapper's birth year. Unlike most D’USSÉ offerings (of which JAY-Z is part co-owner), this special birthday edition was aged in a single oak barrel, and fans will also be able to buy a bottle sometime in 2020.

As expected, birthday wishes from JAY-Z's peers and other celebrities started pouring in early, with everyone from Drake to Timbaland celebrating him on social media. Scroll below to see how celebrities celebrated JAY-Z's 50th-birthday.

Drake and Timbaland celebrated by playing his music

Diddy reminisced on how they went from rags to riches

JAY-Z's DJ Young Guru shared a pic from the studio

Swizz Beatz celebrated 50 years of Hov's greatness

DJ Khaled toasted to another one

Meek Mill wished him a happy GOAT day

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Yo Gotti shared a pic with Hov

Even Hillary Clinton shared a heartfelt message

Casey Veggies shared a piece of advice from Mr. Carter

And Tyrese just wished his favorite rapper a Happy Birthday

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