JAY-Z is finally weighing on the “$500,000 in cash or lunch with JAY-Z” debate, and his answer may surprise you.

In case you aren’t familiar with the proposition, the longstanding online debate asked social media users to pick between receiving $500,000 in cash or sharing a meal with JAY-Z. Users are split: Some think a conversation with the 4:44 rapper would be more meaningful than the money, while others believe that there’s nothing the New Yorker could say that would be more helpful than half a million dollars. The origin of the debate is ambiguous, though it appears that the query probably first popped up online in 2017, People reported.

According to CBS News, JAY-Z addressed the debate while appearing in a two-part interview with Gayle King, which is set to air this week on CBS Mornings.

“You’ve gotta take the money,” he told King, while noting that fans can listen to his music for “$10.99” and get all the advice and inspiration that he has to offer, CBS News reported.

He told King that he would never recommend a fan turn down a considerable chunk of change for one conversation.

“I wouldn’t tell you to cut a bad deal,” he said. “Like, take the $500,000, go buy some albums, and listen to the albums. It’s all there.”

The rapper added that, in many ways, he manifested his success through his lyricism, People reported.

“If you piece it together and really listen to the music for the words, for what it is, it’s all there. Everything that I said was going to happen, happened. Everything that I said I wanted to do, I’ve done, and there’s the blueprint,” he added, referencing the title of his iconic 2001 album, according to People. “The blueprint — literally — to me and my life and my journey is there already,” he said.

JAY-Z sat down with King to give viewers an inside look at his “The Book of HOV” exhibit at the Brooklyn Public Library. As Blavity previously reported, the exhibits chronicles the rapper’s enormous body of work, from his original master recordings to his business ventures and his work to help reform the criminal justice system.

“He navigated the gritty streets of Brooklyn’s Marcy Projects to the halls of Roc Nation, and now he shines as one of the brightest stars in our constellation,” a press release about the exhibit read, according to ABC 7 NY. “With his rhymes sharper than a knife and beats hotter than a summer in the city, JAY-Z is a beacon of hope for those who dare to dream beyond the confines of their circumstances.”